Somerset Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
NJ State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
NJ Deficiencies Range: 1–15
Complaints & Incidents: 4
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.

January 17, 2013 Health Inspection

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
2/28/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
2/28/2013

January 25, 2012 Health Inspection

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
Some
2/1/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
2/1/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
2/1/2012
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
2/1/2012

December 16, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
1/31/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
1/31/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
1/31/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
1/31/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
1/31/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
1/31/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
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
1/31/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
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
1/31/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
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
Few
1/31/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
1/31/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
1/31/2011
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
1/31/2011

August 19, 2013 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 .
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
10/11/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Some
Few
10/11/2013

December 10, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
1/25/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/25/2013

January 25, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
2/1/2012

October 04, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
11/9/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
11/9/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
11/9/2011

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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