Shepherd of the Valley Healthcare Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 7
WY State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
WY Deficiencies Range: 1–17
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

June 20, 2013 Health Inspection

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
7/26/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/26/2013
Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
Low
Few
7/26/2013
Keep signed and dated reports of x-rays and other diagnostic services.
Low
Few
7/26/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
7/26/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
7/26/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
7/26/2013

April 26, 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
6/12/2012
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
Many
6/12/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
1) provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
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
6/12/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/12/2012

March 29, 2011 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
5/8/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Some
Few
5/8/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
5/8/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
5/8/2011
1) receive registry verification that a nurse aide has met the required training and skills that the state requires; and 2) ensure nurse aides receive the required retraining after 24 months if nursing related services were not provided for monetary compe
Low
Some
5/8/2011
Ensure laboratory services, blood blanks and transfusion services provided on site meet requirements for certified laboratories; or have an agreement to obtain services from an offsite laboratory, that meets the same requirements.
Low
Some
5/8/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
5/8/2011
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
5/8/2011
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
5/8/2011
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Few
5/8/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
5/8/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
5/8/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
5/8/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
5/8/2011
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
5/8/2011
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
5/8/2011

May 03, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
6/15/2013

April 26, 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
Some
6/12/2012
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/12/2012

October 19, 2011 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
11/16/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
11/16/2011

July 12, 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
Some
8/26/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
8/26/2011

March 29, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
5/8/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
5/8/2011
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.
Some
Few
5/8/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
5/8/2011

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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