Mizpah Health Care Center

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.

July 11, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
8/24/2013
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
8/24/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/24/2013

August 08, 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
Many
9/21/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
9/21/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
9/21/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
9/21/2012
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
Few
9/21/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
9/21/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
9/21/2012
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
9/21/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/21/2012

July 14, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Low
Many
8/27/2011
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Some
8/27/2011
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Some
8/27/2011
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
8/27/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/27/2011

October 03, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
11/16/2013
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
11/16/2013

July 11, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
8/24/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
8/24/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
8/24/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/24/2013
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
8/24/2013
Keep each resident free from drugs that restrain them, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
8/24/2013
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
8/24/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
8/24/2013
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
8/24/2013

August 08, 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
Few
9/21/2012

July 14, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/27/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/27/2011
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Some
8/27/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
8/27/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
8/27/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
8/27/2011
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
8/27/2011

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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