Inspection Results » Elmcrest Care Center

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

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Arrange for the provision of hospice services or assist the resident in transferring to a facility that will arrange for the provision of hospice services. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
      • Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. (Corrected 2017-12-22)
    3. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. (Corrected 2017-12-22)

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