Good Samaritan Society - Bismarck

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 6
ND State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
ND Deficiencies Range: 1–22
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.

March 05, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Some
4/8/2014
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Some
4/7/2014
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/9/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/8/2014
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
4/9/2014
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
3/6/2014

March 07, 2013 Health Inspection

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 .
Some
Few
4/15/2013
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Some
4/5/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2013

April 26, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
1) provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected

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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