Inspection Results » Azalea Gardens of Mobile

  1. Health Inspection on May 19, 2016 [1]

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • 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. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2016-06-23)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2016-06-23)

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