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Lake Charles Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 182
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: 08/19/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 08/19/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 5
Average number of Health Deficiencies in LA: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in LA: 0 - 14
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. 01/04/2012 00/03/2001 2 Few
Keep accurate 01/04/2012 00/03/2001 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
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. 01/04/2012 00/03/2001 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/04/2012 00/03/2001 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. 01/04/2012 00/03/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 02/01/2009

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 02/01/2009 00/00/0000 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
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. 02/01/2009 01/06/2010 3 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/01/2009 01/06/2010 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/01/2009 01/06/2010 3 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2009

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Some
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 4 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Some
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. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 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. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 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. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Some
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. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 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. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 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. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 2 Few
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 1 Some
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 00/03/2009 00/06/2010 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 01/05/2009 3 Few
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Some
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/09/2008 00/00/0000 2 Few
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 Few
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Some
Keep accurate 01/09/2008 00/00/0000 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/09/2008 00/00/0000 1 Some
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 3 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 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. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Some
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Immediately tell the resident 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/09/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/07/2007

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. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/07/2007 02/08/2009 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 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. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 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. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Some
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Some
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. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Some
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves. 02/07/2007 02/08/2009 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. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Tell the resident or the resident 02/07/2007 00/00/0000 1 Many
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/07/2007 02/07/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 02/04/2005 02/08/2009 Some complete and organized clinical records on each re
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a tasty and well-balanced diet that meets the nutritional needs of each resident. 02/04/2005 00/08/2007 2 Some
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. 02/04/2005 02/07/2007 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/04/2005 00/08/2007 2 Some
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. 02/04/2005 02/07/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/01/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 02/01/2004 01/05/2005 Some complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 02/01/2004 01/05/2005 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 02/01/2004 01/05/2005 2 Few
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 02/01/2004 01/05/2005 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary
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. 02/01/2004 01/05/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2004

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. 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 investigation identification
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. 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 2 Some
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 01/08/2004 00/02/2006 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 00/02/2003

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. 00/02/2003 02/01/2003 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 00/02/2003 02/01/2003 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 00/02/2003 02/01/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2001

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 00/03/2001 00/00/0000 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
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. 00/03/2001 00/00/0000 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. 00/03/2001 00/00/0000 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2001 00/00/0000 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. 00/03/2001 00/00/0000 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 00/03/2001 00/00/0000 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

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 LA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 1 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 93 162
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 2 hours 20 minutes 1 hour 10 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 1 hour 24 minutes 19 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 1 hour 54 minutes 51 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 3 hours 10 minutes 2 hours 9 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: 08/16/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 08/16/2011
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 LA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in LA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/01/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/01/2009 00/06/2010 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." 00/01/2009 00/06/2010 2 Many

Inspection, 01/06/2008

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. 01/06/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width. 01/06/2008 01/05/2009 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. 01/06/2008 01/05/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2007

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 02/04/2007 03/01/2008 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 02/04/2007 03/01/2008 2 Few
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. 02/04/2007 00/00/0000 1 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/04/2007 03/01/2008 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. 02/04/2007 03/01/2008 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. 02/04/2007 03/01/2008 2 Many
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/04/2007 03/01/2008 2 Few
 

2701 Ernest Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

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