Wrangell Medical Center Ltc

 (907) 874-7000

Wrangell Medical Center Ltc is a 14-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 2 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 2 inspections since 09/18/2010.

P.O. BOX 1081, Wrangell, AK, 99929
Summary
overall rating
2 out of 5 stars
beds14
occupancy85.7% (12 of 14)
addressP.O. BOX 1081
Wrangell, AK, 99929
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipGovernment - City
resident/family council?NONE
focus facility?NO
 (907) 874-7000
Ratings
Health Inspections
1 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
5 out of 5 stars
RN Only
5 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
4 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
07/11/201209/10/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies
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.
07/11/201209/10/2012Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
05/10/201206/24/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies
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.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
09/22/201009/24/2010Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
09/22/201009/22/2010Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
09/22/201010/15/2010Smoking Regulations Deficiencies
Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
09/22/201010/31/2010Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Properly constructed piped-in oxygen systems.
09/18/201011/02/2010Resident Rights Deficiencies
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
09/18/201011/02/2010Mistreatment Deficiencies
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.
09/18/201012/18/2010Mistreatment Deficiencies
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
09/18/201012/18/2010Resident Rights Deficiencies
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
09/18/201011/02/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
09/18/201012/18/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.