SHERIDAN MEMORIAL NURSING HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Sheridan Memorial Nursing Home. 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

SHERIDAN MEMORIAL NURSING HOME
440 W LAUREL AVE
PLENTYWOOD, MT 59254
(406) 765-3700

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

60%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 47
  • Certified Beds: 78

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

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

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Nearby Cities:

Scobey | Wolf Point | Sidney

Rating Details For Sheridan Memorial Nursing Home

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) Hours34 Minutes47 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours35 Minutes35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 26 Minutes2 Hours and 22 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 8 Minutes1 Hour and 22 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 35 Minutes3 Hours and 44 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 Montana are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMontana Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair4%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection10%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased19%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain7%5%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious19%18%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse17%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder8%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder49%50%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained4%4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%82%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%86%

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 04/27/2011.

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

Administration

Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Be Administered in a Way That Leads to the Highest Possible Level of Well Being for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010

Pharmacy Service

Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/27/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/27/2011

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 02/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Denial of Payment for New Admission (DPNA)12/11/2008-

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 Sheridan Memorial Nursing Home 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 04/26/2011.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/22/2008
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/09/2011
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2009
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009
Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/11/2008
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
Proper Construction of Ducts Through Walls Designed to Prevent Smoke Passage.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/02/2010
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2009
Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011
Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 04/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Montana - Quality Assurance, Certification Bureau - Retrieved 2011