Immediate jeopardy to the resident health or safety
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
You may file a complaint with your state if you have a concern about the quality of care you or your family member gets from a nursing home and do not get a satisfactory resolution from your nursing home.