Inspection Results » Alamo Heights Health and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on October 13, 2016 [1]

    1. Widespread: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2016-10-14)
      • Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
      • Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. (Corrected 2016-11-04)
    3. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for minimal harm
      • Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. (Corrected 2016-11-04)

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]

About The Inspection Process