Inspection Results » Life Care Center of Las Vegas

  1. Health Inspection on October 6, 2017 [1]

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2017-11-20)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • 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 2017-11-20)
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-11-20)
      • Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. (Corrected 2017-11-20)
      • Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. (Corrected 2017-11-20)
      • Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. (Corrected 2017-11-20)

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