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La Crescenta Healthcare Center

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La Crescenta Healthcare Center has been cited for a total of 74 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
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

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:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2017

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:
12-13-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

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:
12-13-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-09-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-07-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
08-04-2016

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:
07-18-2016

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

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:
02-10-2017

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

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:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
G
Corrected:
02-17-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
02-17-2016

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:
02-04-2016

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2015

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:
10-15-2015

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:
10-15-2015

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:
10-15-2015

Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2015

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-08-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-08-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-08-2017

Meet other general requirements.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-10-2017

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:
02-10-2017

Have a complete alarm system manually initiated and initiated by fire sprinkler system connection.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-28-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-28-2015

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-08-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-08-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-08-2017

Meet other general requirements.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-10-2017

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:
02-10-2017

Have a complete alarm system manually initiated and initiated by fire sprinkler system connection.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-10-2017

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-28-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-28-2015



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