Arkansas Veterans Home at Fayetteville

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 3
AR State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
AR Deficiencies Range: 1–20
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.

June 21, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
7/21/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
7/21/2013
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
Some
7/21/2013

April 20, 2012 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.
Some
Some
5/18/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Some
Some
5/18/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
5/18/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Many
5/18/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
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.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
5/18/2012
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
5/18/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/20/2012

March 19, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Some
Some
4/18/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Some
Some
4/18/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Some
4/18/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Many
7/22/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
7/22/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/18/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
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.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
4/18/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
4/18/2011

November 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
12/26/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
12/26/2013

October 03, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
10/25/2013

April 02, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Some
4/24/2013
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.
Low
Some
4/24/2013

February 08, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
High
Some
3/9/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
3/9/2013
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.
Low
Some
4/24/2013
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
3/9/2013

September 07, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/24/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
9/24/2012

August 03, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
8/24/2012

December 15, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Low
Some
12/29/2011
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
12/29/2011

April 29, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Low
Some
5/29/2011
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
5/29/2011

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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