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Merkel Nursing Center

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Nursing Homes Texas Merkel Merkel Nursing Center

Merkel Nursing Center has been cited for a total of 6 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location or here to see if more recent data is available for Merkel Nursing Center.

There are 1212 nursing homes in Texas with a total of 32,924 deficiencies resulting in an average of 27.17 deficiencies per nursing home.



The following table describes how deficiencies are scored. An easy way to remember the severity of a deficiency's scope is that the further along in the alphabet (A through L) the scope value is, the more severe the deficiency is.
Additionally, A through F means no actual harm has happened.

Table describing the severity and scope of deficiencies


Deficiency Cited, Scope, and Date of Correction
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-26-2017
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-25-2016
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-19-2016
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-25-2016

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