Good Samaritan Society - Bismarck

Health Inspections

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

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
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
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
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
6/5/2012
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
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 necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/5/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
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
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
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

June 03, 2011 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
9/1/2011
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
9/1/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Ensure that all full-time nurse aids employed for more than 4 months are fully trained and competent to provide nursing and nursing-related services, as defined by federal requirements.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
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
Few
9/30/2011
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
7/18/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
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
9/1/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Very Low
Some
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 April 12, 2014.


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