Heartland Health Care Center-Whitehall

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
MI State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MI Deficiencies Range: 1–19
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

April 18, 2014 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
Some
5/28/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
5/28/2014
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
5/28/2014
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
5/28/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
5/28/2014
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
5/28/2014
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
5/28/2014
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
5/28/2014

May 17, 2013 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.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
6/25/2013
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
6/25/2013
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
6/25/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
6/25/2013

June 22, 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
7/31/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
7/31/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/31/2012
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
7/31/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
7/31/2012

March 08, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

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
Few
4/10/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
4/10/2012

August 18, 2011 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
9/27/2011

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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