Penobscot Nursing Home

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 10
ME State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
ME Deficiencies Range: 1–13
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 08, 2012 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
Some
12/28/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/26/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
2/6/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
2/6/2013
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
11/26/2012
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Some
2/6/2013
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.
Low
Few
11/12/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
11/9/2012
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.
Very Low
Some
11/9/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Very Low
Some
11/12/2012

September 02, 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
Some
9/2/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
11/11/2011
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
9/2/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
10/14/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
9/9/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Very Low
Some
9/19/2011

July 22, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
10/19/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
7/22/2010
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
7/22/2010

February 23, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
Very Low
Some
3/1/2012

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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