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The Top 10 Most Common Nursing Home Violations
4/7/2013
Propublicas report of analyzed deficiencies cited by CMS over the past three years
Pedagogy has reviewed the ProPublica report that analyzed 262,500 deficiencies with its Nursing Home Inspect tool, which includes deficiencies identified by government regulators and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services over the past three years. Details of these historical violations found in nursing homes that are listed show the importance of an educated and knowledgeable staff.

Here is their list of the 10 regulations most commonly violated by nursing homes:
  • Facility is Free of Accident Hazards: 17,
  • Facility Establishes Infection Control Program: 14,186
  • Provide Necessary Care for Highest Practicable Well-Being: 13,401
  • Store/Prepare/ Distribute Food Under Sanitary Conditions: 11,746
  • Develop Comprehensive Care Plans: 9,070
  • Services Provided Meet Professional Standards: 8,986
  • Clinical Records Meet Professional Standards: 7,962
  • Not Employ Persons Guilty of Abuse: 7,288
  • Drug Regimen is Free from Unnecessary Drugs: 7,040
  • Dignity: 6,605
Pedagogy is dedicated to providing education to solve these most commonly violated regulations. Through our E-learning platform you can provide your staff with the skills and education necessary to prevent these violations and provide superior patient care. Online education allows for quick distribution of new skills, consistent education programs throughout your corporation or facility, all to elevate the standard of care to produce highly marketable attribute.

Pedagogy’s extensive list of courses addresses many of these potential citations. Arm your staff with knowledge, as we believe knowledge is power! Click on each category of education to view individual courses:

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