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Life Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 167
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: 12/22/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/22/2011
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 GA: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in GA: 0 - 3

Inspection, 02/02/2012

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. 02/02/2012 00/05/2002 2 Few
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 02/02/2012 00/05/2002 2 Few

Inspection, 01/09/2009

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice 01/09/2009 00/03/2011 or other pests. insects

Inspection, 03/00/2006

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 1 Many
Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Hire a qualified dietician. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
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. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Many
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 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. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Some
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 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. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 1 Some
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 03/00/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 01/00/2006

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. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 1 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 Some
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 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. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 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. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 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 GA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 1 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 94 98
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 20 hours 27 minutes 1 hour 14 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 19 hours 26 minutes 12 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 20 hours 2 minutes 1 hour 2 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 21 hours 17 minutes 1 hour 37 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: 12/22/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/22/2011
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 GA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in GA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 02/02/2012

Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/02/2012 00/05/2002 2 Some
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. 02/02/2012 00/05/2002 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2006

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 03/00/2006 01/04/2008 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 03/00/2006 01/04/2008 2 Some
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. 03/00/2006 01/04/2008 2 Some
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. 03/00/2006 01/04/2008 2 Some

Inspection, 01/00/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 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. 01/00/2006 02/05/2007 2 Some
 

176 Lincoln Ave
Fitzgerald, GA 31750

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