Merit House LLC

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 3
OH State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
OH Deficiencies Range: 1–23
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.

May 09, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/25/2013

March 07, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/20/2012
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Many
4/20/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
4/20/2012
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
4/20/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/20/2012

February 17, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/8/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
4/8/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
4/8/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
4/8/2011
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Few
4/8/2011
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
4/8/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
4/8/2011
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
4/8/2011
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
4/8/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
4/8/2011
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
4/8/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
4/8/2011
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Very Low
Many
4/8/2011

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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