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North Valley Nursing Center

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Nursing Homes California Tujunga North Valley Nursing Center

North Valley Nursing Center has been cited for a total of 46 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 1175 nursing homes in California with a total of 56,179 deficiencies resulting in an average of 47.81 deficiencies per nursing home.



The following table describes how deficiencies are scored. An easy way to remember the severity of a deficiency's scope is that the further along in the alphabet (A through L) the scope value is, the more severe the deficiency is.
Additionally, A through F means no actual harm has happened.

Table describing the severity and scope of deficiencies


Deficiency Cited, Scope, and Date of Correction
Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-04-2019

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Provide safe, appropriate pain management for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Post nurse staffing information every day.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Ensure each resident?s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Have a policy regarding use and storage of foods brought to residents by family and other visitors.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-13-2020

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
Not Listed

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Have a plan that describes the process for conducting QAPI and QAA activities.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-08-2019

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-23-2019

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-15-2018

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

The resident has the right to receive notices in a format and a language he or she understands.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Allow residents to easily view the nursing home's survey results and communicate with advocate agencies.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Honor the resident's right to voice grievances without discrimination or reprisal and the facility must establish a grievance policy and make prompt efforts to resolve grievances.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Ensure that nurses and nurse aides have the appropriate competencies to care for every resident in a way that maximizes each resident's well being.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with dementia.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Ensure a licensed pharmacist perform a monthly drug regimen review, including the medical chart, following irregularity reporting guidelines in developed policies and procedures.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Arrange for the provision of hospice services or assist the resident in transferring to a facility that will arrange for the provision of hospice services.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
Not Listed

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-02-2018



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