Inspection Results » Sterling Care at Frostburg Village

  1. Health Inspection on July 27, 2017 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Keep all essential equipment working safely. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • 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 2017-09-10)
      • Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Keep clinical record information safe. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
      • Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. (Corrected 2017-09-10)
    4. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. (Corrected 2017-09-10)

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