Good Samaritan Society - Van Buren

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
IA State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 6
IA Deficiencies Range: 1–17
Complaints & Incidents: 8
Updated June 19, 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.

July 08, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
8/19/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
8/19/2013

June 27, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
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
8/3/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/3/2012

July 28, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Some
8/18/2011

July 08, 2013 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
Some
8/19/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
8/19/2013
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Some
8/19/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/19/2013
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
8/19/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
8/2/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/19/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
8/2/2013

December 06, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

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.
Low
Few
1/23/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
1/23/2013

November 28, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Some
1/9/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
1/9/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
1/9/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
1/9/2013

October 12, 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.
Some
Few
1/23/2013

April 16, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
5/29/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
5/29/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
5/29/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
5/29/2012
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
5/29/2012

March 20, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
4/19/2012

July 28, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
9/1/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
9/1/2011
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
9/1/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
9/1/2011
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
9/1/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/1/2011
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
Few
9/1/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/1/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
9/1/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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