Inspection Results » Bridges of Milwaukee Rehab and Care Center (The)

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

    1. Isolated: Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
    3. 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 2018-01-04)
      • Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. (Corrected 2018-01-04)
      • Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. (Corrected 2018-01-04)

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]

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