Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 7
MO State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MO Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 3
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.

December 19, 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
1/24/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
1/24/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
1/24/2014
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
1/24/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/24/2014
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
1/24/2014
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
1/24/2014

October 12, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Some
Few
10/30/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/30/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/30/2012
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
10/30/2012

September 16, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/4/2011
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
11/4/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
11/4/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/4/2011
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
11/4/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/4/2011

August 09, 2013 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
9/23/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
9/23/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/23/2013

August 24, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
10/1/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/1/2012
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
10/1/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
10/1/2012

April 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
High
Few
5/10/2012

March 19, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
5/10/2012

April 06, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
6/24/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
6/24/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
5/17/2011

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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