Kendal at Lexington

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 3
VA State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
VA Deficiencies Range: 1–26
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

March 21, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/30/2013

March 19, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
Low
Many
5/3/2012
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
Many
5/3/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
6/8/2012
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Many
5/3/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
5/3/2012
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Many
5/3/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
6/8/2012
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Low
Some
5/3/2012
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
5/3/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Some
5/3/2012
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
5/3/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
6/8/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/8/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
5/3/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/3/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
6/8/2012
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.
Low
Few
5/3/2012
Evaluate a residentâ’s decrease in social interaction or increase in depressive behaviors and determine if the behavioral changes were avoidable if these problems did not exist before.
Low
Few
5/3/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
5/3/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
6/8/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
6/8/2012

April 28, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Many
5/30/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
5/30/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
5/30/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
5/30/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
5/30/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
5/30/2011
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
5/30/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
5/30/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
5/30/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
5/30/2011
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
5/30/2011

July 24, 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
Some
7/24/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
7/24/2013

May 09, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Tell the resident or the residentâ’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentâ’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Low
Few
6/8/2012

March 19, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Tell the resident or the residentâ’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentâ’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Low
Few
6/8/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
5/3/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
6/8/2012

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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