Morning Star Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 17
WY State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
WY Deficiencies Range: 1–17
Complaints & Incidents: 7
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 01, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Some
Few
10/1/2013
Keep clinical records for an appropriate amount of time.
Low
Many
9/1/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
11/1/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
11/1/2013
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
9/30/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/26/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
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
Few
10/15/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/1/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
9/20/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/1/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
9/6/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
Keep complete, dated laboratory records in the resident's file.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/1/2013

July 12, 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
8/10/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
8/23/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
8/16/2012
Keep clinical record information safe.
Low
Some
8/24/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Some
8/24/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
8/24/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
8/24/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/16/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/24/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
8/23/2012
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/10/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
8/24/2012
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
8/24/2012
Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
Low
Few
8/10/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
8/23/2012
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
8/16/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/24/2012

September 15, 2011 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
Some
10/28/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
10/28/2011
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Low
Some
10/28/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Some
10/28/2011
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
10/28/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
10/28/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/28/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
10/28/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
10/28/2011
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
10/28/2011
Maintain 15 months of resident assessments in the resident's active clinical record.
Very Low
Many
10/28/2011
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
10/30/2011

July 12, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
8/24/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
8/24/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
8/24/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/24/2012
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
8/24/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
8/24/2012
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
8/24/2012

April 06, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
5/25/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
5/25/2012

August 05, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
Few
8/18/2011

April 14, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
4/19/2011

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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