Inspection Results » Wrangell Medical Center Long Term Care

  1. Health Inspection on June 9, 2017 [1]

    1. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. (Corrected 2017-07-26)
    2. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-07-26)

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