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Buena Vista Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 150
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: 08/16/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 08/16/2011
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, 01/06/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 1 Some
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few
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. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 1 Many
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/06/2008 00/04/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2007

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 03/00/2007 00/00/0000 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Some
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 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. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain 15 months of resident assessments in the resident's active clinical record. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 1 Many
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Let residents voice a complaint or grievance without being treated differently or badly. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 03/00/2007 02/01/2009 2 Few
Immediately tell the resident 03/00/2007 00/00/0000 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 03/00/2007 00/00/0000 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Maintain comfortable sound levels. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 4 Some
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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Some
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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Assure that each resident 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/00/2005 01/03/2007 2 Some

Inspection, 01/05/2004

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe 01/05/2004 01/04/2005 comfortable and home-like environment; and allow r clean
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/05/2004 01/04/2005 2 Some

Inspection, 01/05/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 01/05/2003 00/00/0000 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/05/2003 00/00/0000 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/05/2003 00/00/0000 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 NA
Total Number of Residents 86 81 127
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 999 hours 59 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 999 hours 59 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 999 hours 59 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 999 hours 59 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: 08/10/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 08/10/2011
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, 01/00/2008

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/00/2008 02/05/2008 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/00/2008 02/05/2008 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/00/2008 02/05/2008 2 Few
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. 01/00/2008 02/05/2008 2 Few
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 01/00/2008 02/05/2008 2 Some

Inspection, 03/01/2007

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Few
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Few
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Few
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 03/01/2007 02/02/2008 2 Some

Inspection, 01/09/2005

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 01/09/2005 01/07/2006 2 Few
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 01/09/2005 01/07/2006 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/09/2005 01/07/2006 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/09/2005 01/07/2006 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 01/09/2005 01/07/2006 2 Some
 

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Santa Barbara, CA 93111

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