Inspection Results » Providence Kodiak Island Medical Long Term Care

  1. Health Inspection on March 20, 2017 [1]

    1. Isolated: Immediate jeopardy to the resident health or safety
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
    2. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
    3. 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 2017-04-28)
      • Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • 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 2017-04-28)
      • 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 2017-04-28)
      • Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
    4. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • 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 2017-04-28)
    5. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. (Corrected 2017-04-28)
      • Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. (Corrected 2017-04-28)

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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