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TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL - WILLISTON 125 SW 7TH ST WILLISTON, FL Sept. 7, 2012
VIOLATION: SWING BEDS Tag No: A1500
Based on record review and interview, the facility failed to have an activities program (A 1537), a qualified individual to provide Social Services (A 1538), and resources to provide routine or emergency dental services (A 1551). Failing to have an activities program, social services and dental services result in the facility not meeting the requirements of Skilled Nursing Facility Services (A 1505). This failure also resulted in the condition of Swing Beds not to be met.

Findings:

Reference A 1505: Based on record review and interview, the facility failed confirmed with the skilled nursing facility requirements for Patient Activities, Social Services and Dental Services to two of two (#1 and #3) patients utilizing the swing beds.

Reference A 1537: Based on record review and interview, the facility failed to have for two of two (#1 and #3) patients utilizing the swing beds, an activities program directed by a qualified professional who is licensed or registered.

Reference A 1538: Based on record review and interview, the facility failed to have a qualified person to provide social services to two of two (#1 and #3) patients .

Reference A 1551: Based on record review and interview, the facility failed for two of two (#1 and #3) swing bed patients to have resources to provide routine or emergency dental services.