The Lodge at Heritage Estates

 (308) 436-5007

The Lodge at Heritage Estates is a 102-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 3 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 2 inspections since 11/29/2011.

2325 LODGE DRIVE, Gering, NE, 69341
Summary
overall rating
3 out of 5 stars
beds102
occupancy78.4% (80 of 102)
address2325 LODGE DRIVE
Gering, NE, 69341
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Corporation
resident/family council?RESIDENT
focus facility?NO
 (308) 436-5007
Ratings
Health Inspections
2 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
4 out of 5 stars
RN Only
4 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
4 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
05/18/201107/01/2011Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident.
02/09/201103/26/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Permit residents to remain in the facility and not be transferred or discharged without adequate reason.
02/09/201103/26/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Provide written records when a resident is transferred or discharged.
02/09/201103/26/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
02/09/201103/26/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Tell the resident or the resident�s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident�s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
02/09/201103/26/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
02/09/201103/26/2011Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
01/31/201303/14/2013Quality Care Deficiencies
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
12/01/201101/13/2012Resident Rights Deficiencies
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
12/01/201101/13/2012Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
12/01/201101/13/2012Quality 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.
12/01/201101/13/2012Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
12/01/201101/13/2012Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
12/01/201101/13/2012Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
12/01/201101/13/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home.
11/29/201101/13/2012Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
11/29/201112/01/2011Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
11/29/201101/10/2012Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.