Inspection Results » Summerford Nursing Home Inc

  1. Health Inspection on September 15, 2016 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
      • Keep all essential equipment working safely. (Corrected 2016-10-07)
    4. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. (Corrected 2016-10-07)

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