Idaho State Veterans Home - Lewiston

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 15
ID State Average: 10
U.S. Average: 6
ID Deficiencies Range: 3–25
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.

February 20, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
High
Few
4/15/2013
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.
High
Few
4/15/2013
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.
Some
Few
4/15/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
4/15/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
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
4/15/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2013

November 03, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
11/28/2011

September 24, 2010 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
10/15/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
10/15/2010
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Some
10/15/2010
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
10/15/2010
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/15/2010

February 20, 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
Few
4/15/2013
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
4/15/2013

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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