Monday, June 30, 2014
Residential Care Citation Update
In May 2014 the ISDH issued 50 Deficiency tags and 9 Offense tags to Residential Care Facilities. Continuing the trend for 2014, Tag 273 concerning maintenance of food preparation and service areas in accordance with state and local sanitation standards was cited 8 times. Through May, Tag 273 has been cited 24 times. In addition, Tag 241 concerning the administration of medications by licensed nurses or QMAs was cited three times, for a total of 16 citations in 2014. Tag 90 concerning reporting to the ISDH of unusual occurrences within 24 hours was cited 4 times in May, which vaults this tag to the 3rd most cited in 2014 with 10 total citations. For a summary of the May residential care citations, click here.