Inspection Results » Sherman Oaks Health & Rehab

  1. Health Inspection on May 27, 2018 [1]

    1. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Assess the resident completely in a timely manner when first admitted, and then periodically, at least every 12 months. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Ensure nurse aides have the skills they need to care for residents, and give nurse aides education in dementia care and abuse prevention. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Provide for the safe, appropriate administration of IV fluids for a resident when needed. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. (Corrected 2018-06-21)
      • Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections. (Corrected 2018-06-21)

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