Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
4
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 4
IN State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
IN Deficiencies Range: 1–20
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

December 04, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
12/28/2012
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
12/28/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
12/28/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/28/2012

October 07, 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
11/2/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Provide a tasty and well-balanced diet that meets the nutritional needs of each resident.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
11/2/2011

October 04, 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
10/17/2012

July 27, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/19/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/19/2011

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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