Inspection Results » Diversicare of Bessemer

  1. Health Inspection on October 6, 2016 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2016-11-10)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2016-11-10)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. (Corrected 2016-11-10)
      • Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. (Corrected 2016-11-10)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2016-11-10)

To be part of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, nursing homes have to meet certain requirements set by Congress. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has entered into an agreement with state governments to do health inspections and fire safety inspections of these nursing homes and investigate complaints about nursing home care. [2]

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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Health-Inspections.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Inspection-Results.html