Inspection Results » Artesian Home

  1. Health Inspection on January 12, 2017 [1]

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • 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 2017-02-14)
      • Maintain comfortable sound levels. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • 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 2017-02-14)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-02-14)
      • Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. (Corrected 2017-02-14)

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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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Health-Inspections.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Inspection-Results.html