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Care and Services Category


Criteria in the care and services category concern resident assessments and plans of care, as well as the quality of nursing care provided by a nursing home. A nursing home must have qualified and trained staff to ensure that each resident receives necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being, in accordance with a comprehensive assessment and plan of care.

Tag

Description

Regulation

F0272

The facility ensures comprehensive assessment of each resident.

42CFR 483.20(b)

F0274

The facility provides a prompt assessment after a resident experiences significant changes.

42CFR 483.20(b)(4)(iv)

F0279

The facility develops a comprehensive care plan for each resident that includes measurable objectives and timetables to meet the resident's medical, nursing, mental, and psychosocial needs.

42CFR 483.20(d)

F0309

The facility ensures that each resident receives and the facility provides the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being in accordance with the comprehensive assessment and plan of care.

42CFR 483.25

F0310

A resident's abilities in activities of daily living do not diminish unless circumstances of the individual's clinical condition demonstrate that deterioration was unavoidable.

42CFR 483.25(a)

F0314

The facility has in place and follows procedures to ensure that residents do not develop pressure sores unless a resident's clinical condition demonstrates that they were unavoidable.

42CFR 483.25(c)

F0315

Based on the resident's comprehensive assessment, the facility must ensure that a resident who enters the facility without an indwelling catheter is not catheterized unless the resident's clinical condition demonstrates that catheterization was necessary; and a resident who is incontinent of bladder receives appropriate treatment and services to prevent urinary tract infections and to restore as much normal bladder function as possible.

42CFR 483.25(d)

F0318

A resident with limited range of motion receives appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion and/or to prevent further decrease in range of motion.

( 42CFR 483.25(e)(2)

F0325

Each resident maintains acceptable parameters of nutritional status, such as body weight and protein levels, unless the resident's clinical condition demonstrates that this is not possible.

42CFR 483.25(i)(1)

F0327

The facility provides each resident with sufficient fluid intake to maintain proper hydration and health.

42CFR 483.25(j)

F0329

Each resident's drug regimen is free of unnecessary drugs.

42CFR 483.25(l)(1)

F0332

The facility is free of significant medication errors.

42CFR 483.25(m)(1)

 

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