Inspection Results » Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on June 8, 2018 [1]

    1. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted (Corrected 2018-07-17)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure a licensed pharmacist perform a monthly drug regimen review, including the medical chart, following irregularity reporting guidelines in developed policies and procedures. (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing. (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Ensure that the resident and his/her doctor meet face-to-face at all required visits. (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Arrange for the provision of hospice services or assist the resident in transferring to a facility that will arrange for the provision of hospice services. (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Provide activities to meet all resident's needs. (Corrected 2018-07-17)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment. (Corrected 2018-07-17)

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