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Nursing Homes California San Jose Westwood Post Acute

Westwood Post Acute has been cited for a total of 76 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 1181 nursing homes in California with a total of 57,802 deficiencies resulting in an average of 48.94 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
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-13-2021

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
Not Listed

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-31-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-15-2020

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2020

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

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:
10-10-2019

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with dementia.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Provide timely, approved x-ray services, or have an agreement with an approved provider to obtain them.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

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:
10-10-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-10-2019

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-03-2020

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-08-2020

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:
G
Corrected:
03-06-2020

Notify the resident or the resident?s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident?s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-27-2020

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-27-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-27-2019

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-03-2019

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-03-2019

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:
05-03-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
05-10-2019

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:
10-13-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

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:
10-13-2018

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Employ sufficient staff with the appropriate competencies and skills sets to carry out the functions of the food and nutrition service, including a qualified dietician.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Provide sufficient support personnel to safely and effectively carry out the functions of the food and nutrition service.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Ensure menus must meet the nutritional needs of residents, be prepared in advance, be followed, be updated, be reviewed by dietician, and meet the needs of the resident.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

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:
10-13-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-13-2018

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-05-2019

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-05-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-31-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-31-2018

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-27-2018

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-25-2018

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:
G
Corrected:
07-30-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
07-20-2018

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:
G
Corrected:
07-05-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-30-2018

Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

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.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Develop 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:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-14-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017

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:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2017



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