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Life Care Center Of Columbia

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Type of Ownership For profit - Partnership
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 179
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: 11/02/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 11/02/2011
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 SC: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in SC: 0 - 7

Inspection, 00/06/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 00/06/2011 00/09/2011 4 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from mistreatment 00/06/2011 00/09/2011 Few neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
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. 00/06/2011 00/09/2011 4 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/06/2011 00/09/2011 4 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 00/06/2011 00/09/2011 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 00/02/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 00/02/2011 00/02/2012 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/02/2011 03/00/2011 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 00/02/2011 00/02/2012 2 Some
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/02/2011 00/02/2012 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/02/2011 00/02/2012 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. 00/02/2011 00/02/2012 2 Some

Inspection, 02/09/2009

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 02/09/2009 02/08/2010 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 02/06/2009

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. 02/06/2009 02/05/2010 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. 02/06/2009 02/05/2010 2 Many
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. 02/06/2009 02/05/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/09/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Many
Employ staff that are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with state laws. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 1 Many
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 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. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Many
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Many
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. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 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. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 1 Many
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident 01/09/2008 00/09/2009 1 Some

Inspection, 00/08/2008

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. 00/08/2008 02/01/2008 3 Few

Inspection, 01/09/2006

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. 01/09/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/09/2006 02/00/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2002

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/02/2002 00/01/2003 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report

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 SC Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 90 116
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 12 hours 35 minutes 1 hour 52 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 11 hours 40 minutes 44 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 11 hours 55 minutes 1 hour 8 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 13 hours 26 minutes 2 hours 17 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: 11/02/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 11/02/2011
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 SC: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in SC: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/02/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/02/2011 01/01/2011 2 Few
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters. 00/02/2011 01/01/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2008

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. 01/07/2008 01/08/2008 2 Few
Interior Finish Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Fire resistant interior walls. 01/07/2008 01/08/2008 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. 01/07/2008 01/08/2008 2 Few
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. 01/07/2008 01/08/2008 2 Few
 

2514 Faraway Drive
Columbia, SC 29223

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