Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

Sanction Report

The following sanction report lists the Washington nursing facilities that have lost their Federal and State approval to operate their own nursing assistant training program for two years from the date of imposition of a Federal sanction. This action was taken as the result of a survey or complaint investigation finding. The Federal law that is applied by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is found in 42 CFR 483.151 (b, 2,3 & c, 1,2,3,4).

The law states:

Sec. 483.151 State review and approval of nurse aide training and competency evaluation programs and competency evaluation programs.

  1. State review and administration.
    1. The State--
      1. Must specify any nurse aide training and competency evaluation programs that the State approves as meeting the requirements of Sec. 483.152 and/or competency evaluations programs that the State approves as meeting the requirements of Sec. 483.154; and
      2. May choose to offer a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program that meets the requirements of Sec. 483.152 and/or a competency evaluation program that meets the requirements of Sec. 483.154.
    2. If the State does not choose to offer a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or competency evaluation program, the State must review and approve or disapprove nurse aide training and competency evaluation programs and nurse aide competency evaluation programs upon request.
    3. The State survey agency must in the course of all surveys, determine whether the nurse aide training and competency evaluation requirements of Sec. 483.75(e) are met.
  2. Requirements for approval of programs.
    1. Before the State approves a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or competency evaluation program, the State must--
      1. Determine whether the nurse aide training and competency evaluation program meets the course requirements of Secs. 483.152:
      2. Determine whether the nurse aide competency evaluation program meets the requirements of Sec. 483.154; and
      3. In all reviews other than the initial review, visit the entity providing the program.
    2. The State may not approve a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or competency evaluation program offered by or in a facility which, in the previous two years--
      1. In the case of a skilled nursing facility, has operated under a waiver under section 1819(b)(4)(C)(ii)(II) of the Act;
      2. In the case of a nursing facility, has operated under a waiver under section 1919(b)(4)(C)(ii) of the Act that was granted on the basis of a demonstration that the facility is unable to provide nursing care required under section 1919(b)(4)(C)(i) of the Act for a period in excess of 48 hours per week;
      3. Has been subject to an extended (or partial extended) survey under sections 1819(g)(2)(B)(i) or 1919(g)(2)(B)(i) of the Act;
      4. Has been assessed a civil money penalty described in section 1819(h)(2)(B)(ii) of 1919(h)(2)(A)(ii) of the Act of not less than $5,000; or
      5. Has been subject to a remedy described in sections 1819(h)(2)(B) (i) or (iii), 1819(h)(4), 1919(h)(1)(B)(i), or 1919(h)(2)(A) (i), (iii) or (iv) of the Act.
    3. A State may not, until two years since the assessment of the penalty (or penalties) has elapsed, approve a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or competency evaluation program offered by or in a facility that, within the two-year period beginning October 1, 1988--
      1. Had its participation terminated under title XVIII of the Act or under the State plan under title XIX of the Act;
      2. Was subject to a denial of payment under title XVIII or title XIX;
      3. Was assessed a civil money penalty of not less than $5,000 for deficiencies in nursing facility standards;
      4. Operated under temporary management appointed to oversee the operation of the facility and to ensure the health and safety of its residents; or ;
      5. Pursuant to State action, was closed or had its residents transferred.
  3. Time frame for acting on a request for approval.
    The State must, within 90 days of the date of a request under paragraph (a)(3) of this section or receipt of additional information from the requester--
    1. Advise the requester whether or not the program has been approved; or
    2. Request additional information form the requesting entity. [[Page 402]]
  4. Duration of approval.
    The State may not grant approval of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program for a period longer than 2 years. A program must notify the State and the State must review that program when there are substantive changes made to that program within the 2-year period.
  5. Withdrawal of approval.
    1. The State must withdraw approval of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or nurse aide competency evaluation program offered by or in a facility described in paragraph (b)(2) of this section.
    2. The State may withdraw approval of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or nurse aide competency evaluation program if the State determines that any of the applicable requirements of Secs. 483.152 or 483.154 are not met by the program.
    3. The State must withdraw approval of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or a nurse aide competency evaluation program if the entity providing the program refuses to permit unannounced visits by the State.
    4. If a State withdraws approval of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or competency evaluation program--
      1. The State must notify the program in writing, indicating the reason(s) for withdrawal of approval of the program.
      2. Students who have started a training and competency evaluation program from which approval has been withdrawn must be allowed to complete the course.

To review the finding that initiated the sanction you can go to the CMS web page called "Nursing Home Compare" at http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/home.asp and search the files for the particular nursing home you are researching.

Sanction Report

Facility Name Address Removal Date
AVALON CARE CENTER AT NORTHPOINTE 9827 North Nevada
Spokane, WA 98218
08/02/2023
BALLARD CENTER 820 Northwest 95th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
06/03/2023
BENSON HEIGHTS REHABILITATION CENTER 33410 Benson Raod SE
Kent, WA 98031
01/17/2023
CANTERBURY HOUSE 502 29th Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002
03/27/2023
FOSS HOME & VILLAGE 13023 Greenwood Avenue
Seattle, WA 98133
07/22/2023
FRANKLIN HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILTATION CENTER 6021 North Lidgerwood
Spokane, WA 99207
06/02/2023
GRAYS HARBOR HEALTH & REHABILITATION 920 Anderson Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520
03/23/2023
LINDEN GROVE HEALTH CARE CENTER 400 - 29TH STREET NORTHEAST
PUYALLUP, WA 98373
12/20/2022
LYNNWOOD POST-ACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER 5821 188th Street Southwest
Lynnwood, WA 98037
12/14/2022
MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES - SPOKANE 6025 Assembly North
Spokane, WA 99205
12/19/2021
MARYSVILLE CARE CENTER 1821 GROVE STREET
MARYSVILLE, WA 98270
04/11/2023
NORTH CENTRAL CARE AND REHABILITATION 1812 N. Wall Street
Spokane, WA 99205
05/16/2023
PARK RIDGE CARE CENTER 1250 NORTHEAST 145TH STREET
SEATTLE, WA 98155
12/26/2022
PRESTIGE CARE & REHABILITAION - SUNNYSIDE 721 OTIS AVENUE
SUNNYSIDE, WA 98944-2328
12/19/2021
PRESTIGE CARE & REHABILITATION - PARKSIDE 308 West Emma
Union Gap, WA 98903
12/08/2022
PRESTIGE POST-ACUTE & REHABILITATION CENTER - CENTRALIA 917 South Scheuber Road
Centrialia, WA 98531
12/14/2022
PRESTIGE POST-ACUTE AND REHABILITATION CENTER - KITTITAS VALLEY 1050 E MOUNTAIN VIEW
ELLENSBURG, WA 98926
05/12/2023
REGENCY OLYMPIA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER 1811 EAST 22ND AVENUE
OLYMPIA, WA 98501
12/20/2022
SAINT ANNE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER 3540 NORTHEAST 100TH STREET
SEATTLE, WA 98125
04/05/2023
UNIVERSITY PLACE REHABILITATION CENTER 5520 BRIDGEPORT WAY WEST
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA 98467
01/04/2023
WILLAPA HARBOR HEALTH ANDD REHABILTATION 1100 Jackson Street
Raymond, WA 98577
06/28/2023