Merkle Knipprath

 (815) 694-2306

Merkle Knipprath is a 99-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 2 inspections since 06/23/2011.

RURAL ROUTE 1, Clifton, IL, 60927
Summary
overall rating
4 out of 5 stars
beds99
occupancy44.4% (44 of 99)
addressRURAL ROUTE 1
Clifton, IL, 60927
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipNon profit - Other
resident/family council?RESIDENT
focus facility?NO
 (815) 694-2306
Ratings
Health Inspections
4 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
4 out of 5 stars
RN Only
4 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
3 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
10/29/201211/06/2012Mistreatment 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.
01/20/201001/21/2010Mistreatment 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.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
07/26/201109/10/2012Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
07/26/201107/27/2011Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
07/26/201107/27/2011Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Exits that are accessible at all times.
07/26/201107/27/2011Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
07/26/201108/26/2011Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
07/26/201108/26/2011Electrical Deficiencies
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
06/23/201107/15/2011Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
06/23/201107/15/2011Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
06/23/201107/15/2011Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
06/23/201107/15/2011Environmental Deficiencies
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.