Potomac Center, Genesis Healthcare

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 5
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.

August 15, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
9/9/2013
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
9/9/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
9/9/2013
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Few
9/9/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/9/2013

August 30, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
10/8/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
10/8/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
10/8/2012
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Low
Some
10/8/2012
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
10/8/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
10/8/2012
Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
10/8/2012

October 13, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/21/2011
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
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
11/21/2011
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
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
11/21/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
Assure that each residentâ’s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Very Low
Many
11/21/2011

August 15, 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
9/9/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
9/9/2013

August 30, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Some
10/8/2012
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
10/8/2012
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
Few
10/8/2012

April 20, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
6/3/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/3/2011

March 09, 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
Not Corrected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

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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