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Lotus Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 40
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: 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, 02/07/2010

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. 02/07/2010 02/08/2001 2 Some

Inspection, 01/02/2006

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. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 2 Some
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. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Some
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Few
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 01/02/2006 00/00/0000 1 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Some
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. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 2 Many
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 2 Many
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%. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 4 Many
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 4 Some
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 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. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/02/2006 00/03/2008 2 Some
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 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. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/02/2006 01/05/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Some
Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 2 Few
Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Few
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Some
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. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 3 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 2 Some
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 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. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Few
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 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 01/07/2008 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. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 2 Some
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 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. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/00/2003 01/07/2006 2 Few
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 02/00/2003 01/07/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 02/01/2001

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 1 Many
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. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 1 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Many
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Hire a qualified dietician. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 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. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Few
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Few
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 1 Some

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 30
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 1 hour 49 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 40 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 1 hour 9 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 30 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: 03/24/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 03/24/2011
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, 01/02/2006

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. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Many
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper backup exit lighting. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Some
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Many
Interior Finish Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Fire resistant room wall surfaces. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 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." 01/02/2006 01/01/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2003

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Many
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 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. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper backup exit lighting. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Many

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 02/00/2002 2 Many
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 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. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 1 Many
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. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/01/2001 02/00/2002 2 Some
 

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