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Provider Name: VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION OF FLORIDA
Provider Type: Hospice
Inspection Data from January 1, 2008 to present
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Survey DateInspection TypeTrack IDDeficiencyRequirement DescriptionCorrection Date
05/09/2019ComplaintJ7MGNoneNoneNoneNone
04/25/2019ComplaintXH3DNoneNoneNoneNone
04/18/2019ComplaintY6Z6T0096PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORD400.611(1) An up-to-date, interdisciplinary record of care being given and patient and family status shall be kept. Records shall contain pertinent past and current medical, nursing, social, and other therapeutic information and such other information that is necessary for the safe and adequate care of the patient. Notations regarding all aspects of care for the patient and family shall be made in the record. When services are terminated, the record shall show the date and reason for termination.  
04/15/2019ComplaintWLKFT0061PLAN OF CARE400.6095 (5) Each hospice, in collaboration with the patient and the patient's primary or attending physician, shall prepare and maintain a plan of care for each patient, and the care provided to a patient must be in accordance with the plan of care. The plan of care shall be made a part of the patient's medical record and shall include, at a minimum: (a) Identification of the primary caregiver, or an alternative plan of care in the absence of a primary caregiver, to ensure that the patient's needs will be met. (b) The patient's diagnosis, prognosis, and preferences for care. (c) Assessment of patient and family needs, identification of the services required to meet those needs, and plans for providing those services through the hospice care team, volunteers, contractual providers, and community resources. (d) Plans for instructing the patient and family in patient care. (e) Identification of the nurse designated to coordinate the overall plan of care for each patient and family. (f) A description of how needed care and services will be provided in the event of an emergency. (6) The hospice shall provide an ongoing assessment of the patient and family needs, update the plan of care to meet changing needs, coordinate the care provided with the patient's primary or attending physician, and document the services provided.  
04/15/2019ComplaintWLKFT0133ADMIN POLICIES AND PRACTICES- MEDICATION(3) Administrative Policies and Practices. (a) The administrator must be responsible for developing, documenting and implementing administrative policies and practices which are consistent with these rules, the bylaws, and the plans and decisions adopted by the governing body. These policies and practices must ensure the most efficient operation of the hospice program and the safe and adequate care of the patient and family units. These policies and practices must include: 8. Procedures which ensure the hospice can provide patients with medications on a twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week basis.  
04/11/2019ComplaintHQ83NoneNoneNoneNone
03/29/2019Complaint4M8JNoneNoneNoneNone
02/18/2019Complaint3RDQNoneNoneNoneNone
12/07/2018ComplaintMNSVNoneNoneNoneNone
10/24/2018ComplaintMD33NoneNoneNoneNone
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