Medilodge of East Lansing Cited for 7 Deficiencies in Care

Medilodge of East Lansing cited for 7 deficiencies in care

In May 1, 2023, Medilodge of East Lansing in Michigan was cited for 7 deficiencies related to resident care. Those deficiencies include:


  1. Failing to notify a resident’s physician of the resident’s acute change in condition and decreased oxygen levels.


  1. Failing to ensure current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification for 6 licensed nursing staff.


  1. Failing to provide timely cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a resident who was found unresponsive without a pulse or respirations, with a full 5-minute delay prior to the initiation of CPR, including one full minute listening for breath and heart sounds, resulting in the resident’s death.


  1. Failing to routinely assess and monitor a resident with COVID-19, resulting in failure to identify a change in resident condition resulting in ongoing deterioration to death.


  1. Failing to maintain feeding tubes per a physician’s order for two residents, resulting in the potential for feeding tube complications.


  1. Failing to ensure effective communication training was complete for a Certified Nurse Aide, resulting in the potential for unmet resident care needs due to ineffective communication.


  1. Failure to complete Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) training for two Certified Nursing Assistants, resulting in the potential for staff to lack knowledge of the elements and goals of the facility’s QAPI program, their role and potential input, and unmet resident care needs due to an ineffective QAPI program.


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