Inspection Results » Diversicare of Pell City

  1. Health Inspection on April 13, 2017 [1]

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
      • Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
    3. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
      • Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. (Corrected 2017-05-18)
      • Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. (Corrected 2017-05-18)

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