Fountain West Health Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 9
IA State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 6
IA Deficiencies Range: 1–11
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.

November 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
Some
12/31/2013
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/31/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/31/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/31/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
12/31/2013
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
12/31/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/31/2013

October 17, 2012 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
11/12/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
11/12/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
11/12/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
11/12/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/12/2012
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
11/12/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
11/12/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Very Low
Many
11/12/2012

August 18, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
9/19/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
9/19/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
9/19/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/19/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
9/19/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
9/19/2011

October 30, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
Not Corrected

January 18, 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.
Low
Few
2/6/2013

December 05, 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
12/21/2012

August 16, 2012 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
Not Corrected
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
Not Corrected

August 14, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/15/2012

May 18, 2011 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
Few
6/3/2011

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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