Cummings Health Care Facility

 (207) 732-4121

Cummings Health Care Facility is a 34-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 5 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 3 inspections since 09/23/2010.

5 CROCKER STREET, Howland, ME, 04448
overall rating
5 out of 5 stars
occupancy88.2% (30 of 34)
Howland, ME, 04448
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Corporation
resident/family council?BOTH
focus facility?NO
 (207) 732-4121
Health Inspections
3 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
4 out of 5 stars
RN Only
5 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
5 out of 5 stars
DateDate FixedComplaint
08/25/201009/30/2010Resident Rights Deficiencies
Establish and follow a written policy that permits a resident to return to the nursing home after hospitalization or therapeutic leave that exceeds bed-hold policy.
05/27/201007/11/2010Mistreatment Deficiencies
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
DateDate FixedDeficiency
10/25/201211/16/2012Mistreatment 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.
10/25/201211/19/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
10/25/201211/27/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
10/25/201211/14/2012Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
10/25/201211/14/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
10/25/201211/13/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
10/22/2012Not AvailableCorridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
10/22/2012Not AvailableAutomatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Portable fire extinguishers.
09/23/201010/15/2010Environmental Deficiencies
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
09/23/201010/13/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.