Inspection Results » Antelope Valley Care Center

  1. Health Inspection on September 22, 2017 [1]

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-12-07)
    2. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • 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 2017-12-07)
    3. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
    4. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-12-07)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-12-20)

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