IHM Senior Living Community (IHM SLC) received a deficiency-free survey from the annual state survey held March 2-4, 2022 by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). The process is comprehensive and thorough. Inspectors found zero deficiencies in IHM SLC care, services or patient environment. The deficiency-free certification keeps the IHM SLC at an overall five-star rating.
Skilled nursing homes are among the most highly regulated entities in America. Receiving a deficiency-free survey is a rare and impressive accomplishment for any senior living community, merit achieved by only a small number of providers. When a nursing home facility receives a deficiency-free certification, it is proof that they have not only passed rigorous state and federal screenings, but they have distinguished themselves as being among the best care providers in the state. “This is a great accomplishment and testament to all of our dedicated and hardworking employees at IHM Senior Living Community,” says Shauna Hill, RN, Director of Nursing.
Inspections are conducted by LARA and are designed to hold health care providers accountable in multiple areas of patient services and patient life. LARA evaluates the following areas:
- Policies and procedures
- Resident care and quality of life
- Medication administration
- Medical record keeping
- Kitchen sanitation
- Staff competencies
- Dietary and nutritional needs
- Safety and overall wellness of the community
Inspections are unannounced and generally take several days to perform. Not only do inspectors look to ensure that regulations are followed, but center residents, employees and resident family members are also randomly interviewed. In addition to inspecting policies and procedures, great attention is paid to patients’ quality of life, residents’ rights and quality of service.
“Our entire team works day-in and day-out to deliver exceptional resident care. We’re so proud to have earned this rating from the state. We are committed to maintaining our status as a top life-plan community option for the residents and families we serve with multiple levels of resident care throughout the IHM SLC,” says Nicole Kennedy, LNHA, Director of IHM SLC Healthcare.
IHM Senior Living Community offers skilled care that includes short-term rehabilitation, long-term rehabilitation and assisted living memory care services. To learn more information about the IHM Senior Living Community, contact GenaCraft at 734-240-9732.