South Shore Health & Rehabilitation Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 19
IN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
IN Deficiencies Range: 1–20
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.

June 17, 2013 Health Inspection

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 .
Some
Few
8/29/2013
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
8/29/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
8/29/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
8/29/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
8/29/2013
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
Some
8/29/2013
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
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
8/29/2013
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
8/29/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
8/29/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Very Low
Many
8/29/2013

April 27, 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
Many
8/14/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
8/3/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
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
8/3/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
8/14/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
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
8/14/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/14/2012
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
8/14/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Many
8/3/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Very Low
Some
8/3/2012
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Very Low
Some
8/3/2012

April 18, 2011 Health Inspection

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.
High
Some
6/24/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/2/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
6/24/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
6/2/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
6/2/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
6/2/2011
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
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
6/2/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
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
Few
6/2/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
6/2/2011
Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition.
Very Low
Many
6/2/2011

August 29, 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.
Low
Many
9/11/2013
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Many
9/11/2013

July 24, 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
8/29/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/29/2013

June 17, 2013 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
Few
8/29/2013
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
Few
8/29/2013

May 02, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
5/10/2013

December 28, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
1/27/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
1/27/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/27/2013
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
Few
1/27/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/27/2013
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
Few
1/27/2013

June 07, 2012 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.
High
Many
6/7/2012
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.
High
Many
6/7/2012

March 17, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
8/3/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Few
8/3/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/3/2012

December 15, 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
Some
1/3/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
1/3/2012
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
1/3/2012

December 12, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
1/3/2012

September 27, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service.
Low
Few
9/28/2011

June 02, 2011 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
7/20/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/20/2011

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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