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San Fernando Post Acute Hospital

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 204
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: 12/21/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/21/2011
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, 02/01/2012

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. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Few
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Some
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Many
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. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 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. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 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. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Few
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Some
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/01/2012 00/07/2003 2 Few
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. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 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. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 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. 02/01/2012 01/06/2002 2 Some

Inspection, 01/04/2009

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Tell the resident or the resident 01/04/2009 01/05/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 03/01/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Hire a qualified full-time social worker in a facility with more than 120 beds. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
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. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 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. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
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. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 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. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 1 Some
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 03/01/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 01/05/2006

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. 01/05/2006 01/06/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2003

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 1 Many
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 1 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 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. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 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. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 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. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Some
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the United States. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/08/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2002

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 00/07/2002 00/09/2003 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary

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 1 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 81 194
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 27 hours 36 minutes 2 hours 18 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 26 hours 44 minutes 24 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 27 hours 42 minutes 1 hour 54 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 28 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 19 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: 12/21/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/21/2011
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, 02/01/2012

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. 02/01/2012 02/07/2001 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. 02/01/2012 02/07/2001 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. 02/01/2012 02/07/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 2 Few
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. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 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. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 00/02/2009 03/00/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/02/2003

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. 02/02/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
Properly protected cooking facilities. 02/02/2003 00/01/2005 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. 02/02/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
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. 02/02/2003 00/01/2005 2 Few
 

12260 Foothill Blvd
Sylmar, CA 91342

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