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Life Care Center Of Scottsdale

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Partnership
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? No
Certified Beds 132
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? No
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: 06/17/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 06/17/2011
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, 02/06/2007

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. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 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. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 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. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 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. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 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. 02/06/2007 02/03/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2006

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. 01/07/2006 02/07/2007 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/07/2006 02/07/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2004

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 02/00/2004 02/01/2005 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.

Inspection, 00/01/2003

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/01/2003 00/09/2004 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report

Inspection, 02/06/2002

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. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Many
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 Many and develop corrective plans of action.
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 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. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 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. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Many
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Some
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Many
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 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. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Many
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 wrong time) to less than 5%. wrong dose
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Many
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 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. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 3 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 3 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. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 1 Some
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 2 Few
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 1 Some
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Provide proper discharge planning and communication 02/06/2002 03/00/2004 Few of the resident's health status and summary of the

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 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 79 37
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 15 hours 10 minutes 2 hours 58 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 14 hours 17 minutes 1 hour 55 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 14 hours 24 minutes 1 hour 3 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 15 hours 56 minutes 2 hours 17 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: 06/22/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 06/22/2011
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, 02/07/2007

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/07/2007 02/02/2008 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/07/2007 02/02/2008 2 Some
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. 02/07/2007 02/02/2008 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. 02/07/2007 02/02/2008 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. 02/07/2007 02/02/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 02/02/2006

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/02/2006 01/09/2007 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. 02/02/2006 01/09/2007 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 02/02/2006 01/09/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2003

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/03/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/03/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/03/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 00/03/2003 00/06/2004 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. 00/03/2003 00/06/2004 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. 00/03/2003 00/06/2004 2 Some
 

9494 East Becker Lane
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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