Inspection Results » Ozark Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on February 2, 2017 [1]

    1. 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 2017-03-04)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-03-04)
      • 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 2017-03-04)
      • 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 2017-03-04)
      • Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. (Corrected 2017-03-04)
      • Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. (Corrected 2017-03-04)
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2017-03-04)
      • Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. (Corrected 2017-03-04)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. (Corrected 2017-03-04)

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