Golden LivingCenter - Linden

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 20
MN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MN Deficiencies Range: 1–47
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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 11, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
5/21/2014
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
5/21/2014
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
5/21/2014
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
5/21/2014
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
5/21/2014
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
5/21/2014
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
5/21/2014
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
5/21/2014
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
5/21/2014
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
5/21/2014
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
5/21/2014
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
5/21/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
5/21/2014
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
5/21/2014

June 06, 2013 Health Inspection

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
Some
7/16/2013
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
Some
7/16/2013
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
Few
7/16/2013
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
7/16/2013
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Very Low
Many
7/16/2013

July 26, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
9/4/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
9/4/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/4/2012

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

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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