Most Recent Deficiencies for NEW JERSEY VETERANS MEMORIAL HOME MENLO

Updated as of July 01, 2020

The list is based on the information provided by CMS from both standard inspections and from complaints filed by residents.

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Deficiency Deficiency Date
Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals. 2019-07-08
Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist. 2020-03-03
Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs. 2020-03-03
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. 2020-03-03
Give residents notice of Medicaid/Medicare coverage and potential liability for services not covered. 2019-01-15
Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities. 2019-01-15
Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights. 2019-01-15
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment. 2019-01-15
Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2019-01-15
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 2019-01-15
Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services. 2019-01-15
Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health. 2019-01-15
Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services. 2019-01-15
Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited. 2019-01-15
Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater. 2019-01-15
Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs. 2019-01-15
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. 2019-01-15
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's bathroom and bathing area. 2019-01-15
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 2017-09-29
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 2017-09-29
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 2017-09-29
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2017-09-29
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. 2017-09-29
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 2017-09-29
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2017-09-29