Inspection Results » Signature Healthcare at Tower Road

  1. Health Inspection on January 31, 2019 [1]

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. (Corrected 2019-03-01)
      • Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2019-03-01)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive. (Corrected 2019-03-01)
      • Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. (Corrected 2019-03-01)
      • Honor the resident's right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice. (Corrected 2019-03-01)
      • Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentÂ’s preferences and goals. (Corrected 2019-03-01)

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]

About The Inspection Process


References

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