Federal Regulations for Clinical Records for Nursing Home Residents Pursuant to federal regulation 42 CFR 483.70(i), clinical records. (1) In accordance with accepted professional standards and practices, the facility must maintain medical records on each resident that are— (i) Complete; (ii) Accurately documented; (iii) Readily accessible; and (iv) Systematically organized. (2) The facility must keep […]
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the facility must conduct and document a facility-wide assessment to determine what resources are necessary to care for its residents competently during both day-to-day operations and emergencies. The facility must review and update that assessment, as necessary, and at least annually.
If specialized rehabilitative services such as but not limited to physical therapy, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, and rehabilitative services
The facility must provide each resident with a nourishing, palatable, well-balanced diet that meets his or her daily nutritional and special dietary needs, taking into consideration the preferences of each resident.
The facility must assist residents in obtaining routine and 24-hour emergency dental care.