Meridian Care Monte Vista

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 5
TX State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
TX Deficiencies Range: 1–31
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.

September 05, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Some
10/10/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
10/10/2013
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Some
10/10/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Some
10/10/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
10/10/2013

August 23, 2012 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
Some
10/3/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
10/3/2012
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Some
10/3/2012
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
Some
10/3/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
10/3/2012
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
10/3/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Very Low
Some
10/3/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Very Low
Some
10/3/2012

July 21, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Some
8/20/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/20/2011
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Few
8/20/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
8/20/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
8/20/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
8/20/2011

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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