CAROLYN BOONE LEWIS HEALTH CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Carolyn Boone Lewis Health 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

CAROLYN BOONE LEWIS HEALTH CARE CENTER
1380 SOUTHERN AVE SE
WASHINGTON, DC 20032
(202) 279-5880

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

92%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 168
  • Certified Beds: 183

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

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

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Reduced Physical Function". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Carolyn Boone Lewis Health Care Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-1024.5%
Total Percent:24.5%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-1010.2%
Total Percent:10.2%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-1610.2%
Total Percent:10.2%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
55.1%
Total Percent:55.1%
 

Rating Details For Carolyn Boone Lewis Health 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) Hours17 Minutes1 Hour and 1 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 24 Minutes40 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 18 Minutes2 Hours and 22 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 41 Minutes1 Hour and 41 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 59 Minutes4 Hours and 3 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 Washington, D.C. are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityWashington, D.C. Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season73%86%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination68%75%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%3%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%13%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased16%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight11%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-1%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained2%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection1%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse9%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder58%55%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious1%7%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination27%59%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season37%73%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain-12%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%15%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%

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 08/11/2010.

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

Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Be Administered in a Way That Leads to the Highest Possible Level of Well Being for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
1) Set Up a Group That is Legally Responsible for Writing and Setting Up Policies for Leading and Running the Nursing Home; or 2) Hire a Properly Licensed Administrator.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
1) Review the Work of Each Nurse Aide Every Year; or 2) Give Regular Training for the Nurse Aides.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Give Lab Tests Only when the Attending Doctor Ordered Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Quickly Tell the Resident's Doctor the Results of Lab Tests.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Keep Signed and Dated Reports of X-Rays and Other Tests.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Set Up or Keep a Group of People to Review and Ensure Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure There is a Program to Prevent/Deal with Mice, Insects, or Other Pests.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
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: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Quality Care

Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Give or Get Dental Care for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Give or Get Dental Care for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Resident Assessment

Do an Assessment of the Resident Every Year.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Keep Assessments Completed in the Preceding 15 Months in the Resident's Active Record.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Make Sure That Doctors See a Resident's Plan of Care at Every Visit and Make Notes About Progress and Orders in Writing.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Screen Residents when They Are First Admitted to Send Them to an Area with Special Care for People with Developmental Disabilities or Mental Illness, if Needed.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Make Sure That Doctors See a Resident's Plan of Care at Every Visit and Make Notes About Progress and Orders in Writing.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2010
Assess the Resident when the Resident Enters the Nursing Home, in a Timely Manner.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Do a New Assessment After Any Major Change in a Resident's Physical or Mental Health.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Check and Update (If Needed) Each Resident's Assessment Every 3 Months.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Keep Assessments Completed in the Preceding 15 Months in the Resident's Active Record.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Electronically Record and Report Resident Status Assessments in a Timely Manner As Required in Order to Monitor Resident Health and Progress.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure That Doctors See a Resident's Plan of Care at Every Visit and Make Notes About Progress and Orders in Writing.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Resident Rights

Let Residents Give Themselves Their Drugs if They Are Able.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2009
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Try to Resolve Each Resident's Complaints Quickly.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Carolyn Boone Lewis Health Care Center, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

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
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/08/2008
Have Licensed, Certified, or Registered Staff to Give Needed Services.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/08/2008
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/27/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/26/2011

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2011

Mistreatment

Protect Residents from Mistreatment, Neglect, And/Or Theft of Personal Property.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/28/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2011

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/22/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/22/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/27/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/26/2011
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2011
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2011

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/26/2011
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2011
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2011
Make Sure That Doctors See a Resident's Plan of Care at Every Visit and Make Notes About Progress and Orders in Writing.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2011

Resident Rights

Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/25/2010
Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/26/2011
Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2011

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 Carolyn Boone Lewis Health 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 08/04/2010.

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: 11/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/13/2009

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 11/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/17/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2009
Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Did Not Have a Written Emergency Evacuation Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 11/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/19/2009
Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 11/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/20/2009
Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Vertical Openings

Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 11/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/19/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Dept of Health of Washington, D.C. - Health Regulation Admin, Health Care Facilities Division - Retrieved 2011