Inspection Results » The Lodge at Taylor

  1. Health Inspection on July 14, 2017 [1]

    1. Pattern: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
    2. 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 2017-08-04)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
    3. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Maintain comfortable sound levels. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Keep all essential equipment working safely. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
    4. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Hire a qualified dietician. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • 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 2017-08-04)
      • Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. (Corrected 2017-08-04)
      • 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 2017-08-04)

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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