Columbus Alzheimer's Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 6
OH State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
OH Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 23
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.

August 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 .
Low
Some
8/27/2013
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
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
8/27/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
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
8/27/2013

February 05, 2011 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
Many
5/1/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
5/1/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/1/2011

August 07, 2013 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
8/27/2013
Provide residents with private access to a telephone.
Low
Many
8/27/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/27/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
High
Some
8/27/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
8/27/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Some
8/27/2013
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Many
8/27/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/27/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Many
8/27/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
8/27/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
8/27/2013
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
8/27/2013
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
8/27/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
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
8/27/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Many
8/27/2013
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
Low
Some
8/27/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/27/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
8/27/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
8/27/2013

February 29, 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
4/13/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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