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Nursing Homes California West Hills West Valley Post Acute

West Valley Post Acute has been cited for a total of 94 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 1191 nursing homes in California with a total of 65,103 deficiencies resulting in an average of 54.66 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
Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-16-2018

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-26-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-20-2018

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-22-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-23-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Keep clinical record information safe.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-11-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-15-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-21-2016

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-04-2016

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2016

At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-04-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-27-2015

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

A written emergency evacuation plan.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-06-2015

A written emergency evacuation plan.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-06-2015

Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-06-2015



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