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Desert Terrace Healthcare Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 108
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: 12/08/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/08/2011
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 AZ: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in AZ: 0 - 12

Inspection, 00/08/2012

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. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 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. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 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. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 2 Some
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 00/08/2012 01/08/2001 1 Some

Inspection, 02/01/2010

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. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Some
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 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. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
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. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 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. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing. 02/01/2010 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. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide doctor's orders for the resident's immediate care at the time the resident was admitted. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Provide doctor's orders for the resident's immediate care at the time the resident was admitted. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 1 Some
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 2 Few
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 02/01/2010 00/02/2012 1 Some

Inspection, 00/08/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
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. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
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. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 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 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 investigation identification
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 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. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Some
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 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. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Some
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 3 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 3 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. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 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. 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 2 Few
Immediately tell the resident 00/08/2003 01/09/2004 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 AZ Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 79 89
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 15 hours 10 minutes 2 hours 13 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 14 hours 17 minutes 52 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 14 hours 24 minutes 1 hour 20 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 15 hours 56 minutes 2 hours 35 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: 12/14/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/14/2011
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 AZ: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in AZ: 0 - 0

Inspection, 02/06/2010

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. 02/06/2010 02/03/2011 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. 02/06/2010 02/03/2011 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. 02/06/2010 02/03/2011 2 Some
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." 02/06/2010 02/03/2011 2 Few
 

2509 North 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

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