Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation & Health Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
DE State Average: 11
U.S. Average: 6
DE Deficiencies Range: 2–27
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.

March 11, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/7/2011
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
6/15/2011

January 04, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Low
Few
3/22/2013
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Few
3/22/2013

August 01, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
9/30/2012
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
Few
9/30/2012
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
9/30/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/30/2012
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
9/30/2012

May 10, 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
Few
6/22/2012
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
6/22/2012

January 04, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Some
2/17/2012

November 22, 2011 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
Few
1/31/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
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
Few
1/31/2012
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
1/31/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
1/31/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/31/2012

March 11, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
6/7/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
6/7/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/7/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/7/2011
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed.
Low
Some
6/7/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
6/7/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
6/7/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
6/7/2011
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
Few
6/7/2011

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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