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Palm Garden Of Vero Beach

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 180
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: 12/16/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/16/2011
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 FL: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in FL: 0 - 15
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 2 Some

Inspection, 01/06/2012

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. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 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. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 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. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 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. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 1 Many
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 2 Some
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident 01/06/2012 01/06/2001 1 Many

Inspection, 00/05/2011

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
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. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Many
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. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
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. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
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. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Some
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 00/05/2011 01/02/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2003

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 00/08/2003 00/08/2004 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 01/08/2002

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 01/08/2002 01/05/2003 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

Inspection, 01/05/2002

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 2 Some
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 2 Many
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. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 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. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 3 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 3 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. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 2 Few
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. 01/05/2002 01/05/2003 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 FL Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 2 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 106 175
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 8 hours 15 minutes 1 hour 16 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 7 hours 17 minutes 20 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 7 hours 37 minutes 55 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 9 hours 26 minutes 2 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: 12/13/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/13/2011
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 FL: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in FL: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/03/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 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. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many
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. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage. 01/03/2012 01/06/2001 2 Many

Inspection, 00/09/2011

Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
0114 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
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. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Portable fire extinguishers. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
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. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
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. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
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. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 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. 00/09/2011 02/02/2012 2 Many

Inspection, 01/03/2002

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper power supply for life support equipment. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 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. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
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. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
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. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 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." 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building. 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 2 Many
 

1755 37th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960

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