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<br /> <br /> <br />Community Advisory Committee Quarterly/Annual Visitation Report <br />County: Orange Facility Type: <br />☐Family Care Home X Nursing Home <br />☐Adult Care Home ☐Combination Home <br />Facility Name/Address: <br />Pruitt Carolina Point’ <br />5935 Mt Sinai Rd Durham NC 27705 <br />Visit Date: 07/31/18 Time spent in facility: 1 hr 30 min Arrival time: 1:15 p.m. <br />Name of person exit interview was held with La Ticia Nicole Beatty, Administrator Interview was held in Person <br />Committee Members Present: <br />Jerry Ann Gregory, Karen Macklin, Carol Kelly <br /> Report Completed by: Carol Kelly <br />Number of Residents who received personal visits from committee members: 10 <br />Resident Rights Information is clearly visible: x Yes Ombudsman Contact Info is correct and clearly posted: x Yes <br />The most recent survey was readily accessible: x Yes <br />(Required for Nursing Homes Only) Staffing information clearly posted: x Yes ☐ No <br /> Resident Profile Yes/No/NA Comments/Other Observations <br />1. Do the residents appear neat, clean and odor free? yes <br />2. Did residents say they receive assistance with personal care <br />activities? Ex. brushing their teeth, combing their hair, inserting <br />dentures or cleaning their eyeglasses? <br />yes <br /> <br />3. Did you see or hear residents being encouraged to participate in <br />their care by staff members? no <br />4. Were residents interacting with staff, other residents & visitors? yes <br />5. Did staff respond to or interact with residents who had difficulty <br />communicating or making their needs known verbally? yes <br />6. Did you observe restraints in use? no <br />7. If so, did you ask staff about the facility’s restraint policies? n/a <br />Resident Living Accommodations Yes/No/NA Comments/Other Observations <br />8. Did residents describe their living environment as homelike? n/a <br />9. Did you notice unpleasant odors in commonly used areas? no <br />10. Did you see items that could cause harm or be hazardous? no <br />11. Did residents feel their living areas were too noisy? no <br />12. Does the facility accommodate smokers? <br />Where? ☐ Outside only ☐ Inside only ☐ Both Inside/Outside <br />no <br />13. Were residents able to reach their call bells with ease? yes <br />14. Did staff answer call bells in a timely & courteous manner? <br />If no, did you share this with the administrative staff? <br />no <br />yes <br />One resident mentioned she’d been waiting 40 <br />minutes for a pain medication (see comments). <br />Resident Services Yes/No/NA Comments/Other Observations <br />15. Were residents asked their preferences or opinions about the <br />activities planned for them at the facility? <br />yes <br />16. Do residents have the opportunity to purchase personal items of <br />their choice using their monthly needs funds? <br />Can residents access their monthly needs funds at their <br />convenience? <br />yes <br /> <br />yes <br /> <br />17. Are residents asked their preferences about meal/snack choices? <br />Are they given a choice about where they prefer to dine? <br />yes <br /> <br />Improvements were noted in cuisine. Residents <br />now have several choices and are more pleased <br />with meals. <br />18. Do residents have privacy in making and receiving phone calls? yes <br />19. Is there evidence of community involvement from other civic, <br />volunteer or religious groups? <br />yes