Cave City Nursing Home, Inc.

442 Taylor Circle Cave City, 72521

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Below Average
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A rating of one to five stars based on the health inspection, staffing and quality measures rating combined into one.
Cave City Nursing Home, Inc. is a facility in Cave City, AR.

Immediate Jeopardy

  • 2 immediate jeopardy deficiencies were cited by Medicare on September 26, 2013 when the facility failed to ensure prompt response to a resident with continuing episodes of low blood sugar readings and failed to alert the resident’s physician. Following this failure, the resident became unresponsive and was hospitalized for low blood sugar.

Minimal Harm or Potential for Actual Harm

  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on February 15, 2015 and February 1, 2013 for failure to store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on October 31, 2012 for failure to 1) hire only people with 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.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on October 31, 2012 for failure to develop policies that prevent mistreatment, neglect, or abuse of residents or theft of resident property.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on February 1, 2013 for failure to give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on February 1, 2013 for failure to have a program that investigates, controls, and keeps infection from spreading.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on February 1, 2013 for failure to make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provide supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

Fines / Penalties

Received fines of $15,275 on 9/26/2013 and $15,275 on 6/7/2012 related to its deficient health care practices. Medicare denied payment to the facility on 6/7/2012.

Other Deficiencies

  • A high percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain (28.9%) compared to the Arkansas average (17.4%) and the national average (18.3%).
  • The percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened (2.3%) is two times the Arkansas average (0.9%) and the national average (0.9%).
  • The percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (6.5%) is over two times the national average (3.2%).
  • The percent of long-say residents who self-report moderate to severe pain (16.2%) is over two times the Arkansas average (7.4%) and the national average (7.4%).
  • A high percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers (10.1%) compared to the Arkansas average (5.7%) and the national average (5.9%).
  • A high percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (1.6%) compared to the Arkansas average (0.9%) and the national average (1.1%).