Part of a consultant pharmacist job is trying to prevent nursing home survey deficiencies. In the video above I break down some examples of deficiencies that have already happened here in 2018.
You can find the most up to date deficiency reports on the Minnesota Department of Health website. I believe this holds true for other states as well. It is a resource that is a nice way to identify trends and survey related deficiencies.
F-329 is one of the most common nursing home survey deficiencies and there are definitely a few examples available here so far in 2018. I outline a few examples within the video and give you some tools and tips to try to help prevent deficiencies at your facility.
If you’d like to check out the 10+ video series I created for long term care consulting, you can find that here: Insider’s Guide to Long Term Care Consulting