Medicalodges Independence

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 16
KS State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
KS Deficiencies Range: 1–30
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

November 09, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Some
Few
12/7/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
12/7/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
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
12/7/2012
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/7/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
12/7/2012
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
12/7/2012

August 29, 2011 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
9/27/2011
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
9/27/2011
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
Some
9/27/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
9/27/2011
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
9/27/2011
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
9/27/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/27/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
9/27/2011
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
9/27/2011

May 12, 2010 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
8/17/2010
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
8/17/2010
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
8/17/2010
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
7/1/2010
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
8/17/2010
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
7/1/2010
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
7/1/2010
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
7/1/2010
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/17/2010
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
7/1/2010
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
7/1/2010
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
7/1/2010
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Few
8/17/2010
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
8/17/2010
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/1/2010
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/17/2010
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
7/1/2010
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
7/1/2010
Keep clinical record information safe.
Very Low
Some
8/17/2010

July 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

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.
Low
Few
7/24/2012

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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