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Sierra Valley Rehab Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 139
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? Yes
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: 11/10/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 11/10/2011
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, 01/00/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 01/00/2011 01/09/2012 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 01/00/2011 00/00/0000 1 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/00/2011 01/09/2012 2 Few
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. 01/00/2011 01/09/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2011

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. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Some
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 1 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 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. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Some
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 2 Few
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 00/08/2011 01/07/2012 1 Some

Inspection, 01/04/2010

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/04/2010 01/04/2012 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Hire a qualified dietician. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 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. 01/04/2010 00/04/2001 2 Few
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 01/04/2010 01/04/2012 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/04/2010 01/04/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/04/2010 01/04/2012 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. 01/04/2010 01/04/2012 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life. 01/04/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2010

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. 00/08/2010 02/04/2010 2 Few
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 00/08/2010 02/04/2010 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Inspection, 00/02/2010

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse 00/02/2010 02/05/2010 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment

Inspection, 00/03/2008

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from mistreatment 00/03/2008 01/01/2010 Some neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 00/03/2008 01/01/2010 investigation identification

Inspection, 00/01/2002

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/01/2002 02/05/2002 2 Few
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 00/01/2002 02/05/2002 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Inspection, 02/08/2001

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse 02/08/2001 02/08/2002 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment

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 81 110
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 1 hour 28 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 34 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 53 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 51 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: 11/15/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 11/15/2011
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, 01/06/2011

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/06/2011 01/08/2012 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 01/06/2011 01/08/2012 2 Few
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/06/2011 01/08/2012 2 Some
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 01/06/2011 01/08/2012 1 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 01/06/2011 01/08/2012 2 Some
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. 01/06/2011 01/08/2012 2 Some

Inspection, 01/05/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 01/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 01/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 01/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/09/2010

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/09/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 01/09/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/09/2010 00/02/2012 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/09/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
 

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Porterville, CA 93257

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