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Mission Palms Healthcare Center

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Nursing Homes California Westminster Mission Palms Healthcare Center

Mission Palms Healthcare Center has been cited for a total of 53 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
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-12-2017

Ensure necessary information is communicated to the resident, and receiving health care provider at the time of a planned discharge.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

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:
03-20-2018

Provide for the safe, appropriate administration of IV fluids for a resident when needed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Ensure each resident?s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

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
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2018

Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-09-2017

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:
05-18-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-18-2017

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:
05-18-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

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:
05-18-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-18-2017

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:
05-15-2016

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

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:
05-15-2016

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:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2016

Develop a communication plan.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-13-2018

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Develop a communication plan.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-13-2018

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-30-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-30-2016



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