The Washington House

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
VA State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
VA Deficiencies Range: 1–21
Complaints & Incidents: 5
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.

April 04, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
4/26/2013
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
Low
Few
4/26/2013

February 02, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
3/12/2012
Encode each residentâ’s assessment data and transmit these data to the state within 7 days of assessment.
Low
Some
3/12/2012
Maintain 15 months of resident assessments in the resident's active clinical record.
Low
Some
3/12/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
3/12/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
3/12/2012

March 03, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
3/31/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
3/31/2011
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Few
3/31/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
3/31/2011

April 04, 2013 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
5/19/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/26/2013
Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records.
Low
Few
5/19/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
5/19/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/26/2013

February 02, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
3/12/2012
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
3/12/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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