In a certification survey dated July 6, 2012, Mosholu Parkway Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a Bronx Nursing Home, received deficient ratings in thirteen categories monitored by the Department of Health. The areas for which the DOH found that the nursing home did not meet standards were:
- Providing services by qualified persons in accordance with a resident’s care plan
- Development of comprehensive care plans
- Development/preparation/review of the care plan
- Dietary services
- Ensuring that the facility is free from accident hazards
- Providing drugs and biologicals
- Physical environment
- Proper labeling of drugs and biologicals
- Not catheterizing a resident unless unavoidable
- Ensuring that a resident receives treatment to maintain hearing and/or vision
- Maintaining a safe/clean/homelike environment
- Ensuring that services provided meet professional standards
- Providing residents with rooms measuring at least 80 square feet
The listed deficiencies are various violations of Title 42, sections 415 and 483 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The comprehensive findings of the Department of Health can be found here.
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