Inspection Results » La Estancia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on December 20, 2018 [1]

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Implement a program that monitors antibiotic use. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs. (Corrected 2019-02-07)
      • Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights. (Corrected 2019-02-07)

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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