Inspection Results » Medilodge of Grand Blanc

  1. Health Inspection on February 8, 2017 [1]

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
    2. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-04-17)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
    3. 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 2017-03-07)
      • Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2017-04-17)
      • Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. (Corrected 2017-04-17)
      • 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
    4. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • 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 2017-03-07)
      • 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. (Corrected 2017-03-07)
      • Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. (Corrected 2017-03-07)

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