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HARBORVIEW REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER AT LANSDALE
Building Inspection Results

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HARBORVIEW REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER AT LANSDALE
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HARBORVIEW REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER AT LANSDALE - Inspection Results Scope of Citation
Number of Residents Affected
By Deficient Practice
Initial comments:Name: - Component: -- - Tag: 0000


Based on an Emergency Preparedness Survey completed on February 20, 2024, it was determined that Harborview Rehabilitation And Care Center At Lansdale had deficiencies that have the potential for minimal harm as related to the requirements of 42 CFR 483.73.




 Plan of Correction:


403.748(d)(2), 416.54(d)(2), 418.113(d)(2), 441.184(d)(2), 482.15(d)(2), 483.475(d)(2), 483.73(d)(2), 484.102(d)(2), 485.542(d)(2), 485.625(d)(2), 485.68(d)(2), 485.727(d)(2), 485.920(d)(2), 486.360(d)(2), 491.12(d)(2), 494.62(d)(2) STANDARD EP Testing Requirements:Least serious deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents. This deficiency has the potential for causing no more than a minor negative impact on the resident.
416.54(d)(2), 418.113(d)(2), 441.184(d)(2), 460.84(d)(2), 482.15(d)(2), 483.73(d)(2), 483.475(d)(2), 484.102(d)(2), 485.68(d)(2), 485.542(d)(2), 485.625(d)(2), 485.727(d)(2), 485.920(d)(2), 491.12(d)(2), 494.62(d)(2).

*[For ASCs at 416.54, CORFs at 485.68, REHs at 485.542, OPO, "Organizations" under 485.727, CMHCs at 485.920, RHCs/FQHCs at 491.12, and ESRD Facilities at 494.62]:

(2) Testing. The [facility] must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan annually. The [facility] must do all of the following:

(i) Participate in a full-scale exercise that is community-based every 2 years; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct a facility-based functional exercise every 2 years; or
(B) If the [facility] experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the [facility] is exempt from engaging in its next required community-based or individual, facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the actual event.
(ii) Conduct an additional exercise at least every 2 years, opposite the year the full-scale or functional exercise under paragraph (d)(2)(i) of this section is conducted, that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or individual, facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the [facility's] response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events, and revise the [facility's] emergency plan, as needed.

*[For Hospices at 418.113(d):]
(2) Testing for hospices that provide care in the patient's home. The hospice must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan at least annually. The hospice must do the following:
(i) Participate in a full-scale exercise that is community based every 2 years; or
(A) When a community based exercise is not accessible, conduct an individual facility based functional exercise every 2 years; or
(B) If the hospice experiences a natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the hospital is exempt from engaging in its next required full scale community-based exercise or individual facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an additional exercise every 2 years, opposite the year the full-scale or functional exercise under paragraph (d)(2)(i) of this section is conducted, that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or a facility based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.

(3) Testing for hospices that provide inpatient care directly. The hospice must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan twice per year. The hospice must do the following:
(i) Participate in an annual full-scale exercise that is community-based; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct an annual individual facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) If the hospice experiences a natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the hospice is exempt from engaging in its next required full-scale community based or facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an additional annual exercise that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or a facility based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop led by a facilitator that includes a group discussion using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the hospice's response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events and revise the hospice's emergency plan, as needed.


*[For PRFTs at 441.184(d), Hospitals at 482.15(d), CAHs at 485.625(d):]
(2) Testing. The [PRTF, Hospital, CAH] must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan twice per year. The [PRTF, Hospital, CAH] must do the following:
(i) Participate in an annual full-scale exercise that is community-based; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct an annual individual, facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) If the [PRTF, Hospital, CAH] experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the [facility] is exempt from engaging in its next required full-scale community based or individual, facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an [additional] annual exercise or and that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or individual, a facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion, using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the [facility's] response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events and revise the [facility's] emergency plan, as needed.

*[For PACE at 460.84(d):]
(2) Testing. The PACE organization must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan at least annually. The PACE organization must do the following:
(i) Participate in an annual full-scale exercise that is community-based; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct an annual individual, facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) If the PACE experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the PACE is exempt from engaging in its next required full-scale community based or individual, facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an additional exercise every 2 years opposite the year the full-scale or functional exercise under paragraph (d)(2)(i) of this section is conducted that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or individual, a facility based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion, using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the PACE's response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events and revise the PACE's emergency plan, as needed.

*[For LTC Facilities at 483.73(d):]
(2) The [LTC facility] must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan at least twice per year, including unannounced staff drills using the emergency procedures. The [LTC facility, ICF/IID] must do the following:
(i) Participate in an annual full-scale exercise that is community-based; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct an annual individual, facility-based functional exercise.
(B) If the [LTC facility] facility experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the LTC facility is exempt from engaging its next required a full-scale community-based or individual, facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an additional annual exercise that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or an individual, facility based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator includes a group discussion, using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the [LTC facility] facility's response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events, and revise the [LTC facility] facility's emergency plan, as needed.

*[For ICF/IIDs at 483.475(d)]:
(2) Testing. The ICF/IID must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan at least twice per year. The ICF/IID must do the following:
(i) Participate in an annual full-scale exercise that is community-based; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct an annual individual, facility-based functional exercise; or.
(B) If the ICF/IID experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the ICF/IID is exempt from engaging in its next required full-scale community-based or individual, facility-based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an additional annual exercise that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or an individual, facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion, using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the ICF/IID's response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events, and revise the ICF/IID's emergency plan, as needed.

*[For HHAs at 484.102]
(d)(2) Testing. The HHA must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan at
least annually. The HHA must do the following:
(i) Participate in a full-scale exercise that is community-based; or
(A) When a community-based exercise is not accessible, conduct an annual individual, facility-based functional exercise every 2 years; or.
(B) If the HHA experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the HHA is exempt from engaging in its next required full-scale community-based or individual, facility based functional exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Conduct an additional exercise every 2 years, opposite the year the full-scale or functional exercise under paragraph (d)(2)(i) of this section is conducted, that may include, but is not limited to the following:
(A) A second full-scale exercise that is community-based or an individual, facility-based functional exercise; or
(B) A mock disaster drill; or
(C) A tabletop exercise or workshop that is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion, using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(iii) Analyze the HHA's response to and maintain documentation of all drills, tabletop exercises, and emergency events, and revise the HHA's emergency plan, as needed.

*[For OPOs at 486.360]
(d)(2) Testing. The OPO must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan. The OPO must do the following:
(i) Conduct a paper-based, tabletop exercise or workshop at least annually. A tabletop exercise is led by a facilitator and includes a group discussion, using a narrated, clinically relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan. If the OPO experiences an actual natural or man-made emergency that requires activation of the emergency plan, the OPO is exempt from engaging in its next required testing exercise following the onset of the emergency event.
(ii) Analyze the OPO's response to and maintain documentation of all tabletop exercises, and emergency events, and revise the [RNHCI's and OPO's] emergency plan, as needed.

*[ RNCHIs at 403.748]:
(d)(2) Testing. The RNHCI must conduct exercises to test the emergency plan. The RNHCI must do the following:
(i) Conduct a paper-based, tabletop exercise at least annually. A tabletop exercise is a group discussion led by a facilitator, using a narrated, clinically-relevant emergency scenario, and a set of problem statements, directed messages, or prepared questions designed to challenge an emergency plan.
(ii) Analyze the RNHCI's response to and maintain documentation of all tabletop exercises, and emergency events, and revise the RNHCI's emergency plan, as needed.
Observations:
Name: - Component: -- - Tag: 0039

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to conduct required annual exercise and additional exercise of their emergency preparedness plan, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Document review on February 20, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the facility failed to conduct and document an emergency preparedness exercise and additional exercise.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the missing exercise.




 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility finished annual exercises and additional exercises needed for effectively implementing the facility emergency preparedness plan.
- Facility will educate staff regarding the importance of the annual exercises and additional exercises needed for effectively implementing the facility emergency preparedness plan.
- Facility will do monthly*3 audits of exercises done to effectively implementing the facility emergency preparedness plan and results will be provided to the QAPI committee meeting.

Initial comments:Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0000


Facility ID# 140502
Component 01
Main Building

Based on a Medicare/Medicaid Recertification Survey completed on February 20, 2024 - March 6, 2024, it was determined that Harborview Rehabilitation And Care Center At Lansdale was not in compliance with the following requirements of the Life Safety Code for an existing Nursing health care occupancy. Compliance with the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code is required by 42 CFR 483.90(a).

This is a three-story, Type III (211), protected ordinary building, with a basement, that is fully sprinklered.





 Plan of Correction:


NFPA 101 STANDARD Building Construction Type and Height:Least serious deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents. This deficiency has the potential for causing no more than a minor negative impact on the resident.
Building Construction Type and Height
2012 EXISTING
Building construction type and stories meets Table 19.1.6.1, unless otherwise permitted by 19.1.6.2 through 19.1.6.7
19.1.6.4, 19.1.6.5

Construction Type
1 I (442), I (332), II (222) Any number of stories
non-sprinklered and sprinklered

2 II (111) One story non-sprinklered
Maximum 3 stories sprinklered

3 II (000) Not allowed non-sprinklered
4 III (211) Maximum 2 stories sprinklered
5 IV (2HH)
6 V (111)

7 III (200) Not allowed non-sprinklered
8 V (000) Maximum 1 story sprinklered
Sprinklered stories must be sprinklered throughout by an approved, supervised automatic system in accordance with section 9.7. (See 19.3.5)
Give a brief description, in REMARKS, of the construction, the number of stories, including basements, floors on which patients are located, location of smoke or fire barriers and dates of approval. Complete sketch or attach small floor plan of the building as appropriate.
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0161

Based on document review and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain building construction requirements, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Document review on February 20, 2023, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the building exceeded the maximum allowable story height for unprotected non-combustible construction, by one story.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the building story height.




 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

Facility requesting DOH to conduct the FSES.
NFPA 101 STANDARD Means of Egress - General:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency and affects more than a limited number of residents, staff, or occurrences. This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status. This deficiency was not found to be throughout this facility.
Means of Egress - General
Aisles, passageways, corridors, exit discharges, exit locations, and accesses are in accordance with Chapter 7, and the means of egress is continuously maintained free of all obstructions to full use in case of emergency, unless modified by 18/19.2.2 through 18/19.2.11.
18.2.1, 19.2.1, 7.1.10.1
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0211

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain egress paths free of all obstructions, affecting one of four levels in the facility.

Findings include:

Observation on February 20, 2024, at 11:06 a.m., revealed, on the first floor at the Stairwell B exit, the steps were covered in ice.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the steps were covered in ice.





 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Ice was removed from the steps at stairwell B exit on the first floor.
- Facility will educate staff on the importance of maintaining an unobstructed means of egress.
- Facility will do monthly*3 audits to ensure the egresses are free from obstructions and results of audits will be provided in QAPI committee meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Egress Doors:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency and affects more than a limited number of residents, staff, or occurrences. This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status. This deficiency was not found to be throughout this facility.
Egress Doors
Doors in a required means of egress shall not be equipped with a latch or a lock that requires the use of a tool or key from the egress side unless using one of the following special locking arrangements:
CLINICAL NEEDS OR SECURITY THREAT LOCKING
Where special locking arrangements for the clinical security needs of the patient are used, only one locking device shall be permitted on each door and provisions shall be made for the rapid removal of occupants by: remote control of locks; keying of all locks or keys carried by staff at all times; or other such reliable means available to the staff at all times.
18.2.2.2.5.1, 18.2.2.2.6, 19.2.2.2.5.1, 19.2.2.2.6
SPECIAL NEEDS LOCKING ARRANGEMENTS
Where special locking arrangements for the safety needs of the patient are used, all of the Clinical or Security Locking requirements are being met. In addition, the locks must be electrical locks that fail safely so as to release upon loss of power to the device; the building is protected by a supervised automatic sprinkler system and the locked space is protected by a complete smoke detection system (or is constantly monitored at an attended location within the locked space); and both the sprinkler and detection systems are arranged to unlock the doors upon activation.
18.2.2.2.5.2, 19.2.2.2.5.2, TIA 12-4
DELAYED-EGRESS LOCKING ARRANGEMENTS
Approved, listed delayed-egress locking systems installed in accordance with 7.2.1.6.1 shall be permitted on door assemblies serving low and ordinary hazard contents in buildings protected throughout by an approved, supervised automatic fire detection system or an approved, supervised automatic sprinkler system.
18.2.2.2.4, 19.2.2.2.4
ACCESS-CONTROLLED EGRESS LOCKING ARRANGEMENTS
Access-Controlled Egress Door assemblies installed in accordance with 7.2.1.6.2 shall be permitted.
18.2.2.2.4, 19.2.2.2.4
ELEVATOR LOBBY EXIT ACCESS LOCKING ARRANGEMENTS
Elevator lobby exit access door locking in accordance with 7.2.1.6.3 shall be permitted on door assemblies in buildings protected throughout by an approved, supervised automatic fire detection system and an approved, supervised automatic sprinkler system.
18.2.2.2.4, 19.2.2.2.4
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0222

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain egress doors with special locking arrangements, affecting one of four levels in the facility.

Findings include:

Observation on February 20, 2024, at 11:06 a.m., revealed, on the first floor, at the Stairwell B exit, the staff did not know the code to unlock the door.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the staff did not know the unlock code.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will educate the staff regarding proper use of the egress doors in emergency situations.
- Director of maintenance will provide door codes to all newly hired staff.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Exit Signage:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Exit Signage
2012 EXISTING
Exit and directional signs are displayed in accordance with 7.10 with continuous illumination also served by the emergency lighting system.
19.2.10.1
(Indicate N/A in one-story existing occupancies with less than 30 occupants where the line of exit travel is obvious.)
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0293

Based on document review and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain and inspect exit signage, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Document review on February 20, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the facility could not produce documentation of monthly exit sign inspections.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the lack of documentation.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility inspected exit signs for proper functioning.
- Facility will reeducate Director of maintenance on proper documentation regarding monthly exit sign inspections.
- Facility will do monthly * 3 audits of exit signage inspections documentations done results of audits will be provided in QAPI committee meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Cooking Facilities:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Cooking Facilities
Cooking equipment is protected in accordance with NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, unless:
* residential cooking equipment (i.e., small appliances such as microwaves, hot plates, toasters) are used for food warming or limited cooking in accordance with 18.3.2.5.2, 19.3.2.5.2
* cooking facilities open to the corridor in smoke compartments with 30 or fewer patients comply with the conditions under 18.3.2.5.3, 19.3.2.5.3, or
* cooking facilities in smoke compartments with 30 or fewer patients comply with conditions under 18.3.2.5.4, 19.3.2.5.4.
Cooking facilities protected according to NFPA 96 per 9.2.3 are not required to be enclosed as hazardous areas, but shall not be open to the corridor.
18.3.2.5.1 through 18.3.2.5.4, 19.3.2.5.1 through 19.3.2.5.5, 9.2.3, TIA 12-2




Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0324

Based on document review and interview, it was determined the faiclity failed to maintain and inspect the kitchen hood suppression system, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Document review on February 20, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the facility failed to provide documentation of the following:

a. Semi-annual kitchen hood suppression system testing within 6 months of 7/11/2023;
b. Semi-annual kitchen hood cleaning.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the lack of documentation.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will reeducate Director of maintenance and Dietary manager regarding importance of completing kitchen hood suppression system testing timely.
- Facility contracted vendor for inspection and testing of kitchen hood suppression system results of audits will be provided in QAPI meeting.
- Facility will do monthly * 3 audits to ensure completion of required inspections of cooking equipment and results of audits will be provided in QAPI committee meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Fire Alarm System - Testing and Maintenance:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Fire Alarm System - Testing and Maintenance
A fire alarm system is tested and maintained in accordance with an approved program complying with the requirements of NFPA 70, National Electric Code, and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. Records of system acceptance, maintenance and testing are readily available.
9.6.1.3, 9.6.1.5, NFPA 70, NFPA 72
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0345

Based on document review and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain and inspect the fire alarm system, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Document review on February 20, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the facility could not produce documentation of a 2 year smoke sensitivity test.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the lack of documentation.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility contracted vendor to do 2-year smoke sensitivity testing.
- Facility reeducated Director of maintenance on the importance of completing the required testing and inspections of Fire Alarm System.
- Facility will do monthly* 3 audits of fire alarm system functioning and results of audits will be provided in QAPI meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Sprinkler System - Maintenance and Testing:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Sprinkler System - Maintenance and Testing
Automatic sprinkler and standpipe systems are inspected, tested, and maintained in accordance with NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintaining of Water-based Fire Protection Systems. Records of system design, maintenance, inspection and testing are maintained in a secure location and readily available.
a) Date sprinkler system last checked _____________________
b) Who provided system test ____________________________
c) Water system supply source __________________________
Provide in REMARKS information on coverage for any non-required or partial automatic sprinkler system.
9.7.5, 9.7.7, 9.7.8, and NFPA 25
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0353

Based on observation, document review and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain sprinkler systems, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

1. Documentation reviewed on March 6, 2024, revealed deficiency report previously reviewed dated July 26, 2022 listed the following deficiencies and comments in regard to the Fire Pump. Verification of corrections has not been provided, in addition to Life Safety Measures currently in place until corrective actions have been completed:

a. The piping feeding the fire pump has major leaks;
b. The fire pump did not reach 100% rated capacity;
c. The fire pump packing glans leak heavily and cannot be adjusted. The pump is currently secured with a ratchet strap;
d. Amperage readings are not included, electrician required;
e. 150% pressures could not be met July 26, 2022;
f. Unable to obtain RPM readings on July 26, 2022.

Exit Interview with the Administrator on March 6, 2024, at 9:25 am, via written correspondence, confirmed the fire pump deficiencies.


2. Observation on February 20, 2024, at 10:35 a.m., revealed, on the third floor, a missing sprinkler escutcheon in the Closet next to resident room 315.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the missing sprinkler escutcheon.


3. Observation on February 20, 2024, at 11:18 a.m., revealed, in the basement Laundry, excessive debris on the sprinklers.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 am, confirmed the excessive debris on the sprinklers.





 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will apply for time limited waiver to install new fire pump, for which facility is waiting for Plan of Review approval from Department of Health.
NFPA 101 STANDARD Portable Fire Extinguishers:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Portable Fire Extinguishers
Portable fire extinguishers are selected, installed, inspected, and maintained in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.
18.3.5.12, 19.3.5.12, NFPA 10
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0355

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain portable fire extinguishers, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

1. Observation on February 20, 2024, at 10:50 a.m., revealed, throughout the facility, the indicator lights above the portable fire extinguishers were not lit.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the indicator lights were not lit.

2. Observation on February 20, 2024, at 11:21 a.m., revealed, in the basement kitchen, a bread cart was blocking the portable fire extinguisher.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the blocked portable fire extinguisher.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will reeducate Director of maintenance regarding proper maintenance of portable fire extinguishers.
- Facility will educate staff about how to use portable fire extinguishers during emergency situations.
- Facility will do monthly* 3 audits of fire extinguishers inspections and results of audits will be provided in QAPI meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Utilities - Gas and Electric:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency and affects more than a limited number of residents, staff, or occurrences. This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status. This deficiency was not found to be throughout this facility.
Utilities - Gas and Electric
Equipment using gas or related gas piping complies with NFPA 54, National Fuel Gas Code, electrical wiring and equipment complies with NFPA 70, National Electric Code. Existing installations can continue in service provided no hazard to life.
18.5.1.1, 19.5.1.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.2




Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0511

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to comply with NFPA 70, National Electric Code, for electrical wiring and equipment, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Observations on February 20, 2024, between 10:34 a.m. and 11:12 a.m., revealed unsecured junction boxes above the ceiling in the following locations:

a. 10:34 a.m., on the third floor, near the exit by resident room 320;
b. 11:12 a.m., on the first floor, above the smoke barrier doors.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the unsecured junction box.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will educate Director of maintenance regarding management of unsecured junction boxes.
- Director of maintenance will secure the junction boxes found during the survey.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Fire Drills:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Fire Drills
Fire drills include the transmission of a fire alarm signal and simulation of emergency fire conditions. Fire drills are held at expected and unexpected times under varying conditions, at least quarterly on each shift. The staff is familiar with procedures and is aware that drills are part of established routine. Where drills are conducted between 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM, a coded announcement may be used instead of audible alarms.
19.7.1.4 through 19.7.1.7
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0712

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to conduct all required fire drills, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

1. Document review on February 20, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the facility failed to conduct the following fire drills:

a. First quarter, 3rd shift;
b. Second quarter, 2nd shift;
c. Second quarter, 3rd shift;
d. Third quarter, 3rd shift;
e. Fourth quarter, 3rd shift.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the missing fire drills.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility has conducted a fire drill on each of the three shifts.
- Facility will reeducate Director of Maintenance about the importance of fire drills procedures and timing with proper documentation of fire drills.
- Facility will do monthly * 3 audits of fire drills done according to the guidelines results of audits will be provided in QAPI committee meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Electrical Systems - Essential Electric Syste:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Electrical Systems - Essential Electric System Maintenance and Testing
The generator or other alternate power source and associated equipment is capable of supplying service within 10 seconds. If the 10-second criterion is not met during the monthly test, a process shall be provided to annually confirm this capability for the life safety and critical branches. Maintenance and testing of the generator and transfer switches are performed in accordance with NFPA 110.
Generator sets are inspected weekly, exercised under load 30 minutes 12 times a year in 20-40 day intervals, and exercised once every 36 months for 4 continuous hours. Scheduled test under load conditions include a complete simulated cold start and automatic or manual transfer of all EES loads, and are conducted by competent personnel. Maintenance and testing of stored energy power sources (Type 3 EES) are in accordance with NFPA 111. Main and feeder circuit breakers are inspected annually, and a program for periodically exercising the components is established according to manufacturer requirements. Written records of maintenance and testing are maintained and readily available. EES electrical panels and circuits are marked, readily identifiable, and separate from normal power circuits. Minimizing the possibility of damage of the emergency power source is a design consideration for new installations.
6.4.4, 6.5.4, 6.6.4 (NFPA 99), NFPA 110, NFPA 111, 700.10 (NFPA 70)
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0918

Based on document review and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain and inspect the emergency generator, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

Document review on February 20, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., revealed the facility could not provide documentation of the following tests and inspections:

a. Monthly battery electrolyte specific gravity or conductance testing;
b. 3 year, 4 hour load test;
c. Annual fuel quality test.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the lack of documentation.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will reeducate Director of maintenance regarding the importance of maintaining and inspecting the emergency generator.
- Facility contracted vendor to do 3-year, 4 hour load test and annual fuel quality testing.
- Facility will do monthly battery electrolyte specific gravity testing with proper documentation.
- Facility will do monthly*3 audit of specific gravity testing and results of audits will be provided in QAPI meeting.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Gas Equipment - Cylinder and Container Storag:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency and affects more than a limited number of residents, staff, or occurrences. This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status. This deficiency was not found to be throughout this facility.
Gas Equipment - Cylinder and Container Storage
Greater than or equal to 3,000 cubic feet
Storage locations are designed, constructed, and ventilated in accordance with 5.1.3.3.2 and 5.1.3.3.3.
>300 but <3,000 cubic feet
Storage locations are outdoors in an enclosure or within an enclosed interior space of non- or limited- combustible construction, with door (or gates outdoors) that can be secured. Oxidizing gases are not stored with flammables, and are separated from combustibles by 20 feet (5 feet if sprinklered) or enclosed in a cabinet of noncombustible construction having a minimum 1/2 hr. fire protection rating.
Less than or equal to 300 cubic feet
In a single smoke compartment, individual cylinders available for immediate use in patient care areas with an aggregate volume of less than or equal to 300 cubic feet are not required to be stored in an enclosure. Cylinders must be handled with precautions as specified in 11.6.2.
A precautionary sign readable from 5 feet is on each door or gate of a cylinder storage room, where the sign includes the wording as a minimum "CAUTION: OXIDIZING GAS(ES) STORED WITHIN NO SMOKING."
Storage is planned so cylinders are used in order of which they are received from the supplier. Empty cylinders are segregated from full cylinders. When facility employs cylinders with integral pressure gauge, a threshold pressure considered empty is established. Empty cylinders are marked to avoid confusion. Cylinders stored in the open are protected from weather.
11.3.1, 11.3.2, 11.3.3, 11.3.4, 11.6.5 (NFPA 99)
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0923

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain oxygen storage rooms, affecting one of four levels in the facility.

Findings include:

Observation on February 20, 2024, at 10:57 a.m., revealed, on the second floor, in Oxygen Storage, the tanks were not labeled full versus empty.

Exit Interview with the Administrator and Maintenance Director on February 20, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed the oxygen tanks were not labeled.



 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/10/2024

- Facility will educate licensed nurses and Director of maintenance regarding the importance of labelling Oxygen Tanks and proper storage.
- Facility will do monthly*3 audits of Oxygen Tanks labelling and proper storage results of audits will be provided in QAPI meeting.


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