Mason Health Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
4
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 17
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.

July 27, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/26/2012
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
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
Few
8/26/2012
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
Few
8/26/2012
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
8/26/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
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
Few
8/26/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
8/26/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
8/26/2012
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
8/26/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
8/26/2012

August 25, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
9/24/2011
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
9/24/2011
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
Few
9/24/2011
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
Few
9/24/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/24/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
9/24/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/24/2011

March 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
4/5/2012

July 15, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
Some
7/31/2011
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
Some
7/31/2011

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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