Inspection Results » Alamo Heights Health and Rehabilitation Center

  1. Health Inspection on October 27, 2017 [1]

    1. Widespread: 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 2017-10-28)
      • Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. (Corrected 2017-11-24)
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
      • Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2017-10-31)
      • Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. (Corrected 2017-10-31)
      • Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
      • Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2017-10-28)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. (Corrected 2017-10-31)
      • Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home. (Corrected 2017-10-31)

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