Inspection Results » Alden Estates of Orland Park

  1. Health Inspection on November 9, 2017 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
      • Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
      • Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • 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 2017-12-08)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-12-08)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-12-08)

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