Balch Springs Nursing Home

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
TX State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
TX Deficiencies Range: 1–34
Complaints & Incidents: 8
Updated June 19, 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.

October 24, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Allow residents to have visitors.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
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
Some
Not Corrected
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
Not Corrected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected

October 06, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Many
11/3/2011
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Many
11/3/2011
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
Some
11/3/2011
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
Some
11/3/2011
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
11/3/2011
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
11/3/2011

February 04, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests.
High
Many
3/5/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
High
Many
3/5/2013
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
High
Many
3/5/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
High
Some
3/5/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
High
Some
3/5/2013
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Some
3/5/2013
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Some
3/5/2013
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.
High
Many
3/5/2013

August 02, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
9/1/2012

January 12, 2012 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
Some
2/9/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Some
2/9/2012

June 27, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
7/22/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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