Mercer Island Care & Rehabilitation Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 18
WA State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
WA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 4
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.

October 10, 2013 Health Inspection

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 .
Some
Few
11/24/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
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
Some
11/24/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
11/24/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/24/2013
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
11/24/2013
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
11/24/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
11/24/2013
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
11/24/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
11/24/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/24/2013

May 03, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
6/15/2012
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
Some
6/15/2012
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Some
6/15/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
6/15/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/15/2012
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
Some
6/15/2012
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Low
Few
6/15/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/15/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/15/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
6/15/2012

July 08, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
High
Some
8/8/2011
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
8/8/2011
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
High
Some
8/8/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
8/8/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
8/8/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Many
8/24/2011
Upon the death of a resident, convey the residentâ’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
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
8/8/2011
Make sure that all required doctor visits are made personally.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
8/8/2011
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Few
8/8/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/8/2011
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
8/8/2011
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
8/8/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/8/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/8/2011

March 04, 2014 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
4/15/2014
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
4/15/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Low
Many
Not Corrected

May 13, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
6/26/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/26/2013

January 28, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
2/28/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
2/28/2013
Have an agreement with at least one or more hospitals certified by medicare or medicaid to make sure residents can be moved quickly to the hospital when they need medical care.
Low
Some
2/28/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Some
2/28/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
2/28/2013

December 03, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Some
2/28/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
2/28/2013

September 06, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
9/24/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
9/24/2012
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Many
9/24/2012
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Many
9/24/2012
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Some
9/24/2012

November 23, 2011 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
12/16/2011
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Some
Few
12/16/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Some
Few
12/16/2011
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the united states.
Some
Few
12/16/2011
Establish and follow a written policy that permits a resident to return to the nursing home after hospitalization or therapeutic leave that exceeds bed-hold policy.
Low
Few
12/16/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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