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Alta Gardens Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 129
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: 06/02/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 06/02/2011
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 CA: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CA: 0 - 16

Inspection, 01/02/2009

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 1 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Some
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, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 1 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. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Some
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Many
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Many
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. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 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. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few
Let residents voice a complaint or grievance without being treated differently or badly. 01/02/2009 01/02/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep clinical record information safe. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
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. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 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. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
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. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 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. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 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. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 00/02/2006 03/00/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 02/02/2005

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints 02/02/2005 02/01/2006 Few unless needed for medical treatment.
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 02/02/2005 02/01/2006 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary

Inspection, 01/05/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 1 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/05/2004 01/08/2005 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 97
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 1 hour 27 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 35 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 52 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 33 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: 06/07/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 06/07/2011
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, 02/00/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Few
Portable fire extinguishers. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Few
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. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Few
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector. 02/00/2009 00/05/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 00/07/2006 01/06/2006 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/07/2006 01/06/2006 2 Few
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. 00/07/2006 01/06/2006 2 Few
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 00/07/2006 01/06/2006 2 Some

Inspection, 02/02/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/02/2004 01/09/2005 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. 02/02/2004 01/09/2005 2 Few
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/02/2004 01/09/2005 2 Few
 

13075 Blackbird Street
Garden Grove, CA 92843

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