Ruthven Community Care Center

Health Inspections

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

April 20, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Very Low
Many
5/10/2012

April 08, 2011 Health Inspection

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
Few
5/8/2011
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
5/8/2011
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
Few
5/8/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
5/8/2011
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
5/8/2011

December 04, 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
Few
1/2/2014
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/2/2014

June 28, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
7/1/2012

April 20, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Few
5/10/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
5/10/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
5/10/2012
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
5/10/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
5/10/2012

November 04, 2011 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
Some
11/11/2011

September 29, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/29/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/29/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
10/29/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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