Inspection Results » Providence Valdez Medical Center

  1. Health Inspection on September 14, 2017 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home. (Corrected 2017-10-07)
    2. 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 2017-10-03)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-10-24)
      • Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. (Corrected 2017-10-04)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. (Corrected 2017-09-14)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-10-24)
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2017-10-24)
      • Keep clinical record information safe. (Corrected 2017-10-01)
    4. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Keep all essential equipment working safely. (Corrected 2017-10-19)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-10-20)

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