Inspection Results » Algoma Medical Center

  1. Health Inspection on October 2, 2017 [1]

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. (Corrected 2017-12-15)
    2. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. (Corrected 2017-10-24)
      • 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. (Corrected 2017-11-15)
      • Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. (Corrected 2017-11-15)
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2017-11-14)

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