Inspection Results » Cordova Community Medical Long Term Care

  1. Health Inspection on November 11, 2016 [1]

    1. Widespread: 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 2017-01-05)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2017-01-12)
      • Keep all essential equipment working safely. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Make sure that paid feeding assistants 1) completed training; 2) work under the supervision of a RN or LPN; and 3) feed only residents who have no complicated feeding problems. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-01-12)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
    4. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week. (Corrected 2017-01-05)
      • 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 2017-01-05)

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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