Inspection Results » Syverson Lutheran Home

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

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . (Corrected 2017-12-20)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. (Corrected 2017-12-20)
      • Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests. (Corrected 2017-12-20)

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