BLACK MOUNTAIN NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment 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

BLACK MOUNTAIN NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER
932 OLD US 70 HIGHWAY
BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC 28711
(828) 259-6700

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: 150
  • Certified Beds: 163

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment 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) Hours52 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours42 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 31 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 34 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 5 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 Carolina are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNorth Carolina Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

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

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious9%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight3%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection2%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse3%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased2%20%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder76%60%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained5%4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-9%

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 01/06/2011.

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

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/31/2008

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/28/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment 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

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/29/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2008

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 Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment 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 01/06/2011.

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: 12/30/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Building Service Equipment

Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/30/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2009
A Separate and Independent Backup Electrical Power Source.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010

Hazardous Area

Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010
Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2010

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Division of Health Service Regulation-Nursing Home Licensure and Certification - Retrieved 2011