Inspection Results » Fort Smith Health and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on April 7, 2017 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-05-07)
      • Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
      • Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
      • Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. (Corrected 2017-05-07)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. (Corrected 2017-05-07)

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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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Health-Inspections.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Inspection-Results.html