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Torrance Care Center East

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: 12/21/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/21/2011
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, 02/01/2012

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Some
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 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. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Few
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Many
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Some
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. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 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. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 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. 02/01/2012 02/01/2002 2 Some

Inspection, 02/07/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 1 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 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%. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 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. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 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. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 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. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 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. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 2 Some
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/07/2008 02/05/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2008

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/04/2008 02/08/2008 2 Some

Inspection, 00/04/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Many
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Many
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 00/04/2003 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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to resident 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
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. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 2 Some
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 00/04/2003 00/06/2005 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 2 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 81 92
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 2 hours 6 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 26 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 1 hour 40 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 47 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: 12/15/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/15/2011
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, 01/05/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 01/05/2012 02/05/2001 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 01/05/2012 02/05/2001 2 Many

Inspection, 02/00/2008

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/00/2008 00/07/2009 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 02/00/2008 00/07/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2002

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 02/08/2002 02/09/2004 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/08/2002 02/09/2004 2 Few
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 02/08/2002 02/09/2004 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/08/2002 02/09/2004 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." 02/08/2002 02/09/2004 2 Some
 

4315 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503

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