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Life Care Center Of Littleton

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Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 120
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: 03/26/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 03/26/2012
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in CO: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CO: 0 - 12
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 02/07/2012 01/05/2002 Many controls and keeps infection from spreading.

Inspection, 00/07/2010

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Many
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. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Many
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. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 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. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Few
At least once a month 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 Few have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's
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. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Some
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 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. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 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. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/07/2010 01/01/2011 2 Some

Inspection, 00/04/2009

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. 00/04/2009 00/09/2010 3 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/04/2009 00/09/2010 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. 00/04/2009 00/09/2010 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. 00/04/2009 00/09/2010 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. 00/04/2009 00/09/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2003

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. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 1 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 1 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. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 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. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 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. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/06/2003 02/08/2004 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 CO Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 73 117
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 17 hours 54 minutes 2 hours 1 minute
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 17 hours 10 minutes 1 hour 21 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 16 hours 58 minutes 40 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 18 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 6 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: 04/10/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 04/10/2012
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 CO: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CO: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/03/2011

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 00/03/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/03/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/03/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some

Inspection, 02/03/2009

Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/03/2009 01/06/2010 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system. 02/03/2009 01/06/2010 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 02/03/2009 01/06/2010 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. 02/03/2009 01/06/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/00/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 01/00/2004 00/09/2005 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/00/2004 00/09/2005 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly constructed and protected anesthetizing areas. 01/00/2004 00/09/2005 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. 01/00/2004 00/09/2005 2 Few
 

1500 West Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120

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