Inspection report: Violation

Failure to ensure a patient area was free of ligature risk.

Sharon Hospital • Sept. 14, 2021

Violation details

A tour of the Behavioral Health Unit identified an area of the hand-rail located against the wall in the hallway of the patient care area was separated from the wall creating a ligature risk. An unoccupied patient's room being used for equipment storage without the benefit of a lock to the entrance door included a nurses work-station on wheels, 2 overbed tables, 3 recliners, 1 chair with cushion and 1 commode.

Report dateSept. 14, 2021
Violation number10 of 11
Affected patientsUndetermined
Corrective action dateSept. 30, 2021
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Inspection datesAug. 25, 2021
Violations in this report11
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