Inspection Results » Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on June 30, 2016 [1]

    1. 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 2016-08-14)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2016-08-14)
      • Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. (Corrected 2016-08-14)

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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