Inspection Results » Medicalodges Independence

  1. Health Inspection on April 15, 2019 [1]

    1. Widespread: 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 N/A)
      • Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. (Corrected N/A)
    2. Pattern: 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 N/A)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals. (Corrected N/A)
      • Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs. (Corrected N/A)

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