Diamond Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Inspection Report
Report Period: November 2010 to October 2014

PFI: 0772
Regional Office: Capital District Regional Office

This report displays citations for Certification Surveys and Complaint Surveys during the reporting period.

Summary

This table summarizes the citations in the details section of this report and compares them against the statewide average.

MeasureThis FacilityStatewide Average
Standard Health Deficiencies4523
Life Safety Code Deficiencies1211
Total Deficiencies5734
Deficiencies Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy51
% of Deficiencies Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy9%3%

Details of Certification and Complaint Surveys

Key to understanding citations and surveys:

  • Potential for no more than Minimal Harm
    Potential for no more than Minimal Harm
  • Potential for more than Minimal Harm
    Potential for more than Minimal Harm
  • Actual Harm
    Actual Harm
  • Immediate Jeopardy
    Immediate Jeopardy
  • Isolated
    Isolated
  • Pattern
    Pattern
  • Widespread
    Widespread
  • Certification surveys are on-site inspections required every 9-15 months by the federal government.
  • Complaint surveys are on-site inspections held as the result of a complaint. They are only shown here if they resulted in a citation.
 

April 11, 2014 Complaint Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
PROVIDE NECESSARY CARE FOR HIGHEST PRACTICABLE WELL BEING View details of this deficiencyActual HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 1, 2014

January 7, 2014 Certification Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

No Deficiencies

Standard Life Safety Code Inspection

No Deficiencies

August 9, 2013 Complaint Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
ADL CARE PROVIDED FOR DEPENDENT RESIDENTS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 30, 2013
HOUSEKEEPING AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 30, 2013
SERVICES PROVIDED MEET PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careSeptember 30, 2013

June 17, 2013 Complaint Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
NOT EMPLOY PERSONS GUILTY OF ABUSE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careJuly 31, 2013

April 4, 2013 Certification Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
PROPER TREATMENT TO PREVENT/HEAL PRESSURE SORES View details of this deficiencyActual HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
INFECTION CONTROL View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
INFLUENZA AND PNEUMOCOCCAL IMMUNIZATION View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
MEDICATION ERROR RATES OF 5% OR MORE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
APPROPRIATE TREATMENT FOR MENTAL/PSYCHOSOCIAL DIFFICULTIES View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
DENTAL SERVICES IN SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
FACILITY IS FREE OF ACCIDENT HAZARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013

Standard Life Safety Code Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
SMOKE PARTITION CONSTRUCTION View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013
STAIRWAY ENCLOSURES AND VERTICAL SHAFTS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 30, 2013

January 2, 2013 Complaint Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
RESIDENTS FREE FROM SIGNIFICANT MEDICATION ERRORS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMarch 1, 2013
FACILITY PROVIDES SUFFICIENT FLUID INTAKE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMarch 1, 2013

October 17, 2012 Complaint Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
CLINICAL RECORDS MEET PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careNovember 16, 2012
FACILITY IS FREE OF ACCIDENT HAZARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careNovember 16, 2012

September 4, 2012 Complaint Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
NOT EMPLOY PERSONS GUILTY OF ABUSE View details of this deficiencyImmediate JeopardyWidespreadSubstandard quality of careSeptember 24, 2012
RESIDENTS RIGHT TO BE FREE FROM ABUSE View details of this deficiencyImmediate JeopardyWidespreadSubstandard quality of careSeptember 24, 2012
FACILITY ADMINISTERED EFFECTIVELY TO OBTAIN HIGHEST PRACTICABLE WELL BEING View details of this deficiencyImmediate JeopardyWidespreadNot substandard quality of careSeptember 24, 2012

August 15, 2012 Complaint Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
INFORM OF ACCIDENTS/SIGNIFICANT CHANGES/TRANSFER/ETC. View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careAugust 27, 2012

July 16, 2012 Complaint Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
FACILITY IS FREE OF ACCIDENT HAZARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careAugust 27, 2012
SERVICES PROVIDED MEET PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careAugust 27, 2012

March 7, 2012 Certification Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
FACILITY ESTABLISHES INFECTION CONTROL PROGRAM View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
FACILITY IS FREE OF ACCIDENT HAZARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
HOUSEKEEPING AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
PROPER LABELING OF DRUGS AND BIOLOGICALS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
STORE/PREPARE/DISTRIBUTE FOOD UNDER SANITARY CONDITIONS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
APPROPRIATE TREATMENT FOR MENTAL/PSYCHOSOCIAL DIFFICULTIES View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
CLINICAL RECORDS MEET PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE CARE PLANS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
DIGNITY View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
DRUG REGIMEN IS FREE FROM UNNECESSARY DRUGS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
INFORM OF ACCIDENTS/SIGNIFICANT CHANGES/TRANSFER/ETC. View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
NOT EMPLOY PERSONS GUILTY OF ABUSE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
PROVIDE NECESSARY CARE FOR HIGHEST PRACTICABLE WELL BEING View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
RESIDENT MAINTAIN NUTRITIONAL STATUS UNLESS UNAVOIDABLE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012

Standard Life Safety Code Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
EMERGENCY PLAN View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
SMOKE PARTITION CONSTRUCTION View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012
STAIRWAY ENCLOSURES AND VERTICAL SHAFTS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careMay 6, 2012

October 3, 2011 Complaint Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE CARE PLANS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careOctober 17, 2011

August 10, 2011 Complaint Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
PROVIDE NECESSARY CARE FOR HIGHEST PRACTICABLE WELL BEING View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011

July 12, 2011 Certification Survey

View Statement of Deficiencies issued for this Inspection Cycle

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
NOT EMPLOY PERSONS GUILTY OF ABUSE View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
ACCURACY OF ASSESSMENTS/COORDINATED WITH PROFESSIONALS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
FACILITY IS FREE OF ACCIDENT HAZARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
SERVICES PROVIDED MEET PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
HOUSEKEEPING AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES View details of this deficiencyPotential for no more than Minimal HarmWidespreadNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011

Standard Life Safety Code Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
EMERGENCY PLAN View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmWidespreadNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
EXIT ACCESS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
SMOKE PARTITION CONSTRUCTION View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
SMOKING REGULATIONS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
STAIRWAY ENCLOSURES AND VERTICAL SHAFTS View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011
TESTING OF FIRE ALARM View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmPatternNot substandard quality of careSeptember 10, 2011

May 6, 2011 Complaint Survey

Standard Health Inspection

DeficiencySeverity Learn more about severityResidents Affected Learn more about scopeSubstandard Quality of Care Learn more about substandard quality of careCorrection Date Learn more about correction dates
PROVIDE NECESSARY CARE FOR HIGHEST PRACTICABLE WELL BEING View details of this deficiencyPotential for more than Minimal HarmIsolatedNot substandard quality of careMay 20, 2011

Note: If the latest survey included in this report is more than 12 months old, the Department of Health may have recently surveyed this nursing home or is currently inspecting this home.

If you have questions about the current quality of service delivery at the nursing home, you should contact the facility and request a copy of the latest survey inspection report. The facility is required to post the report in a public area of the nursing home. If you request the report and the nursing home refuses to provide it, please call the New York State Nursing Home Complaint hotline at 1-888-201-4563.