Maine Veterans Home - Bangor

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 3
ME State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
ME Deficiencies Range: 1–13
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.

May 02, 2014 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 .
Low
Some
6/2/2014
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
6/2/2014
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/2/2014

February 01, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
3/4/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
3/4/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
3/4/2013
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
3/4/2013
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
3/4/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
3/4/2013

April 12, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/17/2012
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
5/17/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
5/17/2012

August 15, 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
9/15/2012

March 07, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor.
Low
Few
3/19/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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