Inspection Results » Wheeler Nursing and Rehabilitation Lp

  1. Health Inspection on August 17, 2017 [1]

    1. Pattern: 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 2017-08-31)
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-09-30)
      • Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. (Corrected 2017-09-30)
    2. Isolated: 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 2017-09-30)
      • Upon the death of a resident, convey the residentÂ’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party. (Corrected 2017-09-01)
      • Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. (Corrected 2017-08-31)
      • Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. (Corrected 2017-09-30)

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