Unihealth Post Acute Care - Blythewood

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 13
SC State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
SC Deficiencies Range: 1–19
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

June 14, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Some
7/13/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
7/13/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
High
Some
7/13/2012
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
High
Some
7/13/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
High
Some
7/13/2012
Employ staff that are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with state laws.
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the united states.
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
7/13/2012
1) receive registry verification that a nurse aide has met the required training and skills that the state requires; and 2) ensure nurse aides receive the required retraining after 24 months if nursing related services were not provided for monetary compe
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
7/13/2012

May 25, 2011 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.
Some
Few
6/23/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
6/23/2011
1) receive registry verification that a nurse aide has met the required training and skills that the state requires; and 2) ensure nurse aides receive the required retraining after 24 months if nursing related services were not provided for monetary compe
Low
Some
6/23/2011
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
6/29/2011

November 28, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
12/31/2012

June 14, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
High
Some
7/13/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
7/13/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
7/13/2012

March 22, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Low
Many
4/2/2012

October 13, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Some
11/13/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
11/13/2011
Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records.
Low
Few
11/13/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
11/13/2011

May 25, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
6/23/2011
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.
Some
Few
6/23/2011

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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