Wrangell Medical Center Long-Term Care

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 19
AK State Average: 8
U.S. Average: 6
AK Deficiencies Range: 1–19
Complaints & Incidents: 2
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

August 23, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
High
Some
10/7/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
10/7/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Many
10/7/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
11/15/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
10/7/2013
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Many
10/7/2013
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Some
11/15/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
11/15/2013
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Some
11/15/2013
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Some
10/7/2013
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
10/7/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
10/7/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/15/2013
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Low
Some
10/7/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/7/2013
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.
Low
Few
10/7/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/10/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
9/19/2013
Provide resident groups or resident family groups with private space to meet.
Very Low
Many
10/7/2013

August 11, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
9/25/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
9/25/2011
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Few
9/25/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/25/2011
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.
Low
Few
9/25/2011

July 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
9/10/2012
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.
Low
Few
9/10/2012

May 10, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Low
Some
6/24/2012

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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