Inspection Results » Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village

  1. Health Inspection on August 10, 2017 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-09-09)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. (Corrected 2017-09-09)
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2017-09-09)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. (Corrected 2017-09-09)
      • Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. (Corrected 2017-09-09)
      • Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. (Corrected 2017-09-09)

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