Alpha Home Association of Greater Indianapolis Inc.

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 5
IN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
IN Deficiencies Range: 1–20
Complaints & Incidents: 3
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.

September 16, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep clinical record information safe.
Low
Many
10/16/2013
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
10/16/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
10/16/2013
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
10/16/2013
Ensure the activities program is directed by a qualified professional.
Low
Few
10/16/2013

July 03, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Many
8/2/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Many
8/2/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
8/2/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
8/2/2012
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
7/31/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
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
8/2/2012
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
8/2/2012

April 28, 2011 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
5/28/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
5/28/2011
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests.
Low
Few
5/27/2011
Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician.
Low
Few
5/28/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/28/2011

October 29, 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
11/8/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
11/16/2013

September 16, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Some
Some
10/16/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
10/16/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
10/17/2013
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Very Low
Many
9/28/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
10/16/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Some
Some
10/16/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/16/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Some
Few
10/16/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
10/16/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
10/17/2013
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
10/16/2013
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
10/16/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
10/16/2013
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
10/16/2013
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.
Low
Many
10/16/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
10/16/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
10/16/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
10/16/2013
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
Many
10/16/2013

March 05, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Establish and follow a written policy that permits a resident to return to the nursing home after hospitalization or therapeutic leave that exceeds bed-hold policy.
Low
Few
3/8/2013

February 01, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Some
Few
3/2/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
3/2/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
3/2/2012

January 10, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
2/9/2012

August 03, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Low
Few
8/22/2011
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
Some
8/22/2011

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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