RICHARDTON HEALTH CENTER INC

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Richardton Health Center Inc. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

RICHARDTON HEALTH CENTER INC
212 3RD AVENUE WEST
RICHARDTON, ND 58652
(701) 974-3304

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Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 18
  • Certified Beds: 18

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Richardton Health Center Inc

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours1 Hour and 23 Minutes56 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 5 Minutes40 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 45 Minutes2 Hours and 23 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 28 Minutes1 Hour and 36 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours6 Hours and 13 Minutes3 Hours and 59 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for North Dakota are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNorth Dakota Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight14%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious19%23%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased16%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder27%46%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection12%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder13%7%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%91%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 04/20/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/20/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/25/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Provide Food in a Way That Meets a Resident's Needs.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2010

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2010
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Richardton Health Center Inc had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 01/04/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2011

Building Service Equipment

A Properly Installed and Maintained Dumbwaiter or Escalator.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/10/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/28/2011

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/07/2011

Exits and Egress

Exit Stairways and Towers That Are Smoke Proof.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

An Automatic Smoke Detection System in All Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/21/2009

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2011

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 01/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2011

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/21/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; North Dakota Department of Health - Retrieved 2011