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Valley Palms 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? 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: 10/31/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 10/31/2011
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, 03/01/2010

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. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 3 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 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. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 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. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Few
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. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 03/01/2010 02/09/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2007

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Some
Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 1 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 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. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 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. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Some
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 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. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
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. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 00/09/2007 03/00/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2002

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 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. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Some
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Some
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
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. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 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. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
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. 00/03/2002 02/07/2002 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 80
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 1 hour 24 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 46 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 3 hours 50 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: 10/28/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 10/28/2011
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, 02/08/2010

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/08/2010 02/08/2011 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/08/2010 02/08/2011 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. 02/08/2010 02/08/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2007

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves. 00/09/2007 02/06/2007 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/09/2007 02/06/2007 1 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 00/09/2007 02/06/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2002

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/02/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/02/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
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. 00/02/2002 02/07/2002 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. 00/02/2002 02/07/2002 2 Few
 

13400 Sherman Way
N Hollywood, CA 91605

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