CORDOVA COMMUNITY MEDICAL LONG TERM CARE

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Cordova Community Medical Long Term Care. 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

CORDOVA COMMUNITY MEDICAL LONG TERM CARE
P.O. BOX 160
CORDOVA, AK 99574
(907) 424-8000

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Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 10
  • Certified Beds: 10

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - City
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Cordova Community Medical Long Term Care

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) Hours44 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours34 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 10 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 19 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 29 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 Alaska are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityAlaska Average
No Quality of Care Measures Are Available. This Information Can Be Obtained by Calling the Facility At (907) 424-8000

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 06/23/2010.

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

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 07/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/23/2009

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 07/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/23/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That the Attending Doctor Orders Special Diets.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008

Pharmacy Service

Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 07/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/24/2009

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2008

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
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)03/11/2010$975
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)09/23/2010$1,500

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Cordova Community Medical Long Term Care, 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

Mistreatment

Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
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.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/26/2010
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.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/15/2010
Protect Residents from Mistreatment, Neglect, And/Or Theft of Personal Property.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/15/2010

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/25/2009

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 Cordova Community Medical Long Term Care 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 06/10/2010.

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

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/21/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/24/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 07/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/19/2009

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/22/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/12/2008

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Did Not Have a Written Emergency Evacuation Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008

Exits and Egress

Rooms That Can Be Unlocked from Inside Without a Key.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/20/2008

Fire Alarm Systems

Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2008
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 07/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/17/2008

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008
Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2010

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: 08/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; DHSS of Alaska - DMA Health Facilities Licensing and Certification - Retrieved 2011