Indiana State Department of Health

Division of Long Term Care

CONSUMER REPORT

THIS FACILITY HAS CLOSED

APERION CARE VALPARAISO

NURSING HOME

SKILLED NURSING FACILITY / NURSING FACILITY DUALLY CERTIFIED

Created on: 08/02/2019

Posted to the Web on: 08/14/2019
Basic Information
FACILITY CONTACT INFORMATION: Address: 3301 N CALUMET AVE City: VALPARAISO Telephone: (219) 462-0508 Web Site: NAME CHANGES: Most recent name change: N/A Date of most recent name change: N/A LICENSE INFORMATION: License number: 18-000176-1 License effective date: 09/01/2018 License expiration date: 08/31/2019
Administration and Staff
Administrator: Start date: N/A Medical director: Sudhakar Garlapati Start date: / / Wound care specialist: Start date: / / Infection preventionist: Start date: / /
Ownership
CURENT OWNERSHIP: Owning corporation: MAJOR HOSPITAL N/A N/A N/A N/A Ownership type: OTHER Officer(s): JERRY KEMPER PREVIOUS OWNERSHIP CHANGES: Name of previous owner: MAJOR HOSPITAL Date of last change of ownership: / /
Bed Counts and Census
COMPREHENSIVE CARE BEDS: Number of Medicaid beds (NF): 0 Number of Medicare beds (SNF): 0 Number of Medicare/Medicaid beds (SNF/NF): 150 Number of non-certified comprehensive care beds (State Licensed only): 0 Total number of comprehensive care beds: 150 RESIDENTIAL CARE BEDS: Total number of residential beds: 0 Total number of beds in facility: 150 CENSUS: Facility census: 81 As reported by the facility on: 01/03/2019 Number of comprehensive care beds occupied in this facility. 0 As reported by the facility on: 01/03/2019 Residential care beds occupied: 0 As reported by the facility on: 01/03/2019 Alzheimer Beds: 54 Alzheimer Beds Occupied: 48 As reported by the facility on: / / Ventilator Beds: 0 Ventilator Beds Occupied: 0 As reported by the facility on: / /
Sprinklers and Smoke Detectors
This facility is: Number of comprehensive care resident rooms: 120 Number of comprehensive care resident rooms with battery operated smoke detectors: 28 Number of comprehensive care resident rooms with hard wired and/or wireless smoke detectors: 92 If hard wired and/or wireless smoke detectors are provided in resident's room, do they: (A) Provide a visual and audible signal at the nurses'stations that attend each room? - Yes (B) Transmit to a central station service - Yes (C) Connect to the health facility's fire alarm system - Yes Person completing form - MATTHEW COONEY Title of the person who completed the sprinkler, smoke detector form submitted to the ISDH. MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR Date form completed - 02/19/2018
Nurse Aide Training
NURSE AIDE TRAINING PROGRAM APPROVALS: Nurse aide training and competency evaluation program (NATCEP) approved: 03/23/2006 Nurse aide training and competency evaluation program (NATCEP) expires: 04/01/2008 Nurse aide training and competency evaluation program (NATCEP) banned: Yes Nurse aide training and competency evaluation program (NATCEP) ban expires: 12/09/2020 CLINICAL TRAINING SITES: This facility is a Clinical training site for the following nurse aide training (NAT) classroom sites: APERION CARE VALPARAISO Approved: 03/07/2002 Terminated: 08/21/2013 MED ED INCORPORATED Approved: 04/03/2012 Terminated: 08/21/2013 IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Approved: 01/08/2013 Terminated: 08/21/2013 IN TRAINING COLLEGE OF ADULT EDUCATION Approved: 02/24/2012 Terminated: 08/21/2013 CARETECH HEALTHCARE TRAINING Approved: 12/15/2011 Terminated: 08/21/2013 PORTER COUNTY CAREER CENTER Approved: 04/29/2016 Terminated: 07/17/2017
Complaints
NUMBER OF SUBSTANTIATED COMPLAINTS: 
 
  Current year:  1
  Previous year:  7
  2 years previous:  1
Enforcement Actions
Event ID: GCNE11 Action - Citation / Fine Notice to facility: 11/01/2016 Appeal: N/A Action Cease/Recind: 07/21/2017 Case Closed: 07/21/2017 Initial Amount: $3000 Federal Certification Actions Imposed Civil Money Penalty Date Imposed: 11/07/2018 Date Ended: 12/16/2018 Amount proposed per day: 910 Civil Money Penalty Date Imposed: 07/17/2018 Date Ended: 07/29/2018 Amount proposed per day: 12500 Amount proposed per day: 510 Directed Plan of Correction Date Imposed: 10/26/2017 Date Ended: 10/17/2017 Civil Money Penalty Date Imposed: 05/22/2017 Date Ended: 07/17/2017 Amount proposed per day: Amount proposed per day: 0 Amount proposed per day: Date terminated from Medicare/Medicaid: 04/17/2019
Survey History
The survey report is not posted until the report has been provided to the facility and their plan of correction submitted and approved. The survey report therefore will likely not be posted until four to six weeks after the exit date. In the grid below click on an event ID that is underlined to see the survey report for that event.
Event ID Survey Type Exit Date
L4IG12 Complaint, Follow Up 03/25/2019
L4IG11 Complaint 02/19/2019
FUOC12 Complaint, Follow Up 01/10/2019
NK1Q12 Complaint, Follow Up 01/10/2019
FUOC11 Complaint 11/29/2018
NK1Q11 Complaint 11/07/2018
1WSL11 Complaint 09/12/2018
9BVZ22 Follow Up, Life Safety Code, Recertification 08/16/2018
9BVZ13 Follow Up, Recertification, State Licensure 08/07/2018
61JJ11 Complaint 08/07/2018
9BVZ12 Recertification, Follow Up, State Licensure 07/19/2018
B6RZ11 Complaint 07/19/2018
VEVH12 Complaint, Follow Up 07/19/2018
9BVZ21 Recertification, Life Safety Code 07/05/2018
VEVH11 Complaint 06/08/2018
9BVZ11 Recertification, State Licensure 06/08/2018
YUSU12 Complaint, Follow Up 05/25/2018
5N0411 Complaint 05/10/2018
YUSU11 Complaint 04/25/2018
71UF11 Complaint 02/18/2018
W4XI12 Complaint, Follow Up 02/08/2018
W4XI11 Complaint 01/09/2018
C9I711 Complaint 11/08/2017
GCWN23 Recertification, Follow Up, Life Safety Code 10/17/2017
GCWN13 Follow Up, Recertification, State Licensure 09/27/2017
N3IB12 Complaint, Follow Up 09/27/2017
GCWN22 Recertification, Follow Up, Life Safety Code 09/27/2017
GCWN12 Recertification, Follow Up, State Licensure 08/30/2017
N3IB11 Complaint 08/30/2017
GCWN21 Recertification, Life Safety Code 08/17/2017
GCWN11 Recertification, State Licensure 07/17/2017
Q31E11 Complaint 06/14/2017
WT2I11 Complaint 03/27/2017
B8RJ11 Complaint 01/11/2017
PCZW12 Complaint, Follow Up 12/14/2016
PCZW11 Complaint 11/18/2016
NEK612 Complaint, Follow Up 10/31/2016
ZW5M12 Complaint, Follow Up 10/31/2016
ZW5M11 Complaint 10/04/2016
NEK611 Complaint 09/06/2016
GCNE22 Follow Up, Life Safety Code, Recertification 08/18/2016
 
 
Links and Resources
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