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Lancaster Health Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 99
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: 04/11/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 04/11/2012
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, 01/05/2011

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. 01/05/2011 03/00/2011 2 Few
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. 01/05/2011 03/00/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2009

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain comfortable sound levels. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Some
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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 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. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/00/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/01/2009

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Protect current or future residents from giving up their Medicaid or Medicare benefits; or 2) follow federal rules for admissions. 00/01/2009 01/06/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 01/01/2004

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. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
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%. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Some
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Some
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2001

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 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. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
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. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
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. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 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. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 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 95
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 1 hour 33 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 37 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 55 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 38 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: 04/12/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 04/12/2012
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, 02/02/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/02/2009 01/01/2010 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/02/2009 01/01/2010 2 Some

Inspection, 01/02/2004

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. 01/02/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/02/2004 01/01/2005 2 Many

Inspection, 00/09/2001

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 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. 00/09/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
 

1642 West Avenue J
Lancaster, CA 93534

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