Survey Citations

CMS: Discharge assessments must be completed when residents transfer to a non-certified bed within the nursing facility

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Skilled nursing facilities must complete a discharge assessment when a resident is transferred from a certified to a non-certified bed, even if both beds are in the same building, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services emphasizes in a recent memorandum.

Blanket 'no-CPR' policy can result in citation, CMS rules

Blanket 'no-CPR' policy can result in citation, CMS rules

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Federal regulators have come out strongly against facility-wide policies that prohibit cardiopulmonary resuscitation for residents in distress.