The Bridge at Ridgely

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 14
TN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
TN Deficiencies Range: 1–27
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.

November 15, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
12/15/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/15/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
12/15/2013
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
12/15/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Maintain comfortable sound levels.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/15/2013
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
12/15/2013

November 09, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/5/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/5/2011
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
12/5/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/5/2011

August 19, 2010 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
Few
9/17/2010
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
9/17/2010
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
9/17/2010
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
9/17/2010
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/17/2010
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Few
9/17/2010
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/17/2010
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/17/2010

October 16, 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
11/1/2013

September 27, 2011 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
10/27/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
10/27/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
10/27/2011

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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