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Valley Convalescent Hospital

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 87
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: 05/03/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 05/03/2011
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 CA: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CA: 0 - 16
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. 00/03/2012 02/00/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2010

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. 01/06/2010 02/06/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2006

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 00/06/2006 00/00/0000 1 Some

Inspection, 00/07/2005

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 2 Few
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 00/07/2005 01/04/2006 1 Some
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 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. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 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. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 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. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor. 00/07/2005 01/05/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 1 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/03/2005 01/04/2009 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Few
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 1 Some
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 3 Few
Keep each resident free from drugs that restrain them, unless needed for medical treatment. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Few
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 00/03/2005 00/00/0000 investigation identification
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Some
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Many
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 3 Few
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 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. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Few
Provide proper discharge planning and communication 00/03/2005 00/00/0000 Some of the resident's health status and summary of the
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Many
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 3 Few
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 00/03/2005 03/01/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Many
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Some
Maintain comfortable sound levels. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 1 Some
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 4 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. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 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. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/08/2003 01/05/2005 2 Some

Inspection, 01/05/2003

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/05/2003 00/00/0000 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report

Inspection, 02/02/2002

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. 02/02/2002 00/00/0000 1 Some
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities 02/02/2002 00/00/0000 and health care according to their interests their schedules

Inspection, 00/04/2002

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/04/2002 00/00/0000 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report

Inspection, 01/01/2001

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. 01/01/2001 00/00/0000 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 78
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 1 hour 15 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 32 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 42 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 41 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: 05/04/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 05/04/2011
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, 00/08/2005

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/08/2005 03/00/2005 2 Some
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. 00/08/2005 03/00/2005 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. 00/08/2005 03/00/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/04/2005

Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 00/04/2005 01/09/2005 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/04/2005 01/09/2005 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/04/2005 01/09/2005 2 Many
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. 00/04/2005 01/09/2005 2 Some
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 00/04/2005 01/09/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/05/2004

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/05/2004 02/06/2004 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations. 00/05/2004 02/06/2004 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. 00/05/2004 02/06/2004 2 Some
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 00/05/2004 02/06/2004 2 Some
 

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