PLATTE CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Platte Care Center. 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

PLATTE CARE CENTER
609 EAST 7TH PO BOX 200
PLATTE, SD 57369
(605) 337-3131

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
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Nursing Staff
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Percent of Beds Occupied

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Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 46
  • Certified Beds: 20

This Facility Accepts

  • 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 Platte Care Center

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) Hours51 Minutes45 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours35 Minutes34 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 36 Minutes2 Hours and 34 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 25 Minutes1 Hour and 19 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 1 Minutes3 Hours and 53 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 South Dakota are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilitySouth Dakota Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder40%49%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased9%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder6%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse5%12%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious25%27%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-2%

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 02/16/2011.

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

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 03/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/03/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/14/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 03/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/03/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 03/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/03/2010

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 Platte Care Center 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 02/15/2011.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/22/2010

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/04/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/22/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/07/2010
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2011
Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/23/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; South Dakota Department of Health - Retrieved 2011