Good Samaritan Society - Howard Lake

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 9
MN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MN Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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 01, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable.
Some
Few
12/6/2013
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
12/6/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
12/6/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/6/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
12/6/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
12/6/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
12/6/2013
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
12/6/2013
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
12/6/2013

January 04, 2013 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
Many
2/13/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
2/1/2013

March 14, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
4/22/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
4/22/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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