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Westlake Convalescent Hospital

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 114
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 03/20/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 03/20/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in CA: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CA: 0 - 16

Inspection, 00/03/2007

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Some
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Many
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/03/2007 00/04/2010 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/03/2007 00/04/2010 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Many
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/03/2007 00/04/2010 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Some
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/03/2007 00/04/2010 2 Few
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Some
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the United States. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Some
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 3 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/03/2007 02/02/2009 3 Some

Inspection, 02/00/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 1 Some
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 1 Some
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 1 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Some
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/00/2003 02/07/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2001

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 1 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 1 Many
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Some
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/07/2001 00/03/2003 2 Few

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in CA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 81 98
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 3 hours 28 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 1 hour 6 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 2 hours 21 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 3 hours 17 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 03/18/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 03/18/2011
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CA: 2
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CA: 0 - 5

Inspection, 02/08/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Many
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Few
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Some
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles. 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Some
Smoking Regulations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Posted No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed." 02/08/2006 01/07/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2003

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Few
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Few
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Many
Smoking Regulations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Posted No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed." 01/08/2003 00/06/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 02/01/2001

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Some
Portable fire extinguishers. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Few
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Few
Interior Finish Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Fire resistant room wall surfaces. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Many
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Many
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 02/01/2001 02/04/2002 2 Some
 

316 S Westlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90057

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