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Life Care Center Of Mount Vernon

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 121
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: 03/16/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 03/16/2012
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 WA: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in WA: 0 - 11

Inspection, 02/00/2011

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. 02/00/2011 02/00/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 02/07/2010

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 02/07/2010 02/02/2011 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 02/07/2010 02/02/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2010

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 00/08/2010 00/05/2011 investigation identification

Inspection, 01/05/2009

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. 01/05/2009 00/00/0000 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2009

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. 00/06/2009 03/00/2009 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. 00/06/2009 03/00/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2008

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. 03/00/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 03/00/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/07/2006

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. 02/07/2006 02/07/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/02/2006

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 02/02/2006 01/05/2007 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

Inspection, 03/01/2005

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. 03/01/2005 02/02/2006 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. 03/01/2005 02/02/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2005

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. 01/08/2005 01/06/2006 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/08/2005 01/06/2006 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/08/2005 01/06/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2005

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. 01/07/2005 02/02/2006 3 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 01/04/2004 00/03/2005 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. 01/04/2004 00/03/2005 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/04/2004 00/03/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2004

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. 00/09/2004 01/04/2005 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. 00/09/2004 01/04/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 02/03/2003

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. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 3 Some
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. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 3 Few
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. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 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. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 4 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. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 3 Few
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 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. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 02/03/2003 00/03/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2003

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. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Few
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 1 Some
Keep accurate 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 Some complete and organized clinical records on each re
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. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 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. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Few
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Few
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 1 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. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 3 Few
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
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. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 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. 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 2 Some
Immediately tell the resident 01/06/2003 02/04/2004 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 01/01/2003

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/01/2003 00/02/2004 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/01/2003 00/02/2004 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. 01/01/2003 00/02/2004 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. 01/01/2003 00/02/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2002

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. 01/07/2002 02/04/2004 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services 01/07/2002 02/04/2004 colostomy including: injections
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 01/07/2002 02/04/2004 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 01/04/2002

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/04/2002 02/01/2003 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/04/2002 02/01/2003 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 WA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 75 74
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 11 hours 47 minutes 1 hour 45 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 11 hours 8 minutes 46 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 10 hours 47 minutes 58 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 12 hours 37 minutes 2 hours 47 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: 03/13/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 03/13/2012
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 WA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in WA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/07/2004

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/07/2004 00/04/2005 1 Some
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. 00/07/2004 00/04/2005 2 Few
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations. 00/07/2004 00/04/2005 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 00/07/2004 00/04/2005 1 Many

Inspection, 01/03/2003

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/03/2003 01/07/2004 1 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/03/2003 01/07/2004 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. 01/03/2003 01/07/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 01/01/2003

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/01/2003 00/07/2004 1 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. 01/01/2003 00/07/2004 2 Few
 

2120 East Division Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

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