Inspection Results » Rensselaer Care Center

  1. Health Inspection on January 3, 2018 [1]

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
      • 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 2018-01-19)
      • Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
      • Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentÂ’s preferences and goals. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
      • Provide safe, appropriate pain management for a resident who requires such services. (Corrected 2018-01-19)
      • Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason. (Corrected 2018-01-19)

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