Thief River Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
MN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MN Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

September 12, 2013 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
11/12/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
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
11/12/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/12/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
11/12/2013

June 28, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
8/7/2012
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Some
8/7/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
8/7/2012
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
8/7/2012
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
8/7/2012
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
8/7/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
8/7/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
8/7/2012

April 22, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
6/1/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
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
6/1/2011
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
Few
6/1/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
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
6/1/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
6/1/2011

October 31, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/8/2011

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 April 12, 2014.


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