Inspection Results » Ketchikan Medical Center New Horizons Transitional Care

  1. Health Inspection on May 19, 2017 [1]

    1. Pattern: 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 2017-07-03)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-07-03)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2017-07-06)
      • Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. (Corrected 2017-07-05)
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2017-07-03)
      • Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. (Corrected 2017-07-03)
      • Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. (Corrected 2017-07-03)
      • Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. (Corrected 2017-07-03)
      • Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. (Corrected 2017-07-03)

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