Traverse Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 11
MN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MN Deficiencies Range: 1–47
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.

January 24, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
3/5/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
3/5/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
3/5/2014
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
3/5/2014
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
3/5/2014
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture.
Low
Some
3/5/2014
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
3/5/2014
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
3/5/2014
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
3/5/2014
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
3/5/2014
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
3/5/2014

December 19, 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
Many
1/25/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/25/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
1/25/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
1/25/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
1/25/2013

November 01, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Few
2/10/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
12/22/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Some
Few
12/22/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
2/10/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Many
12/22/2011
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
Many
12/22/2011
1) receive registry verification that a nurse aide has met the required training and skills that the state requires; and 2) ensure nurse aides receive the required retraining after 24 months if nursing related services were not provided for monetary compe
Low
Many
12/22/2011
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Many
12/22/2011
Ensure that all nurse aids who have worked less than 4 months are enrolled in appropriate training or have been deemed competent to provide nursing and nursing related services.
Low
Many
12/22/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/22/2011
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
12/22/2011
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
Some
2/10/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
12/22/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
2/10/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
2/10/2012
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
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
12/22/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Assure that each residentâ’s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
1) give or get tests or x-rays that meet hospital requirements; or 2) to obtain an agreement for these services from an approved provider or supplier.
Very Low
Many
12/22/2011

July 25, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
8/20/2012
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
8/20/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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