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Desert Springs Healthcare & Wellness Centre

Inspection Results


Nursing Homes California Indio Desert Springs Healthcare & Wellness Centre

Desert Springs Healthcare & Wellness Centre has been cited for a total of 76 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location or here to see if more recent data is available for Desert Springs Healthcare & Wellness Centre.

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 safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-17-2018

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food that accommodates resident allergies, intolerances, and preferences, as well as appealing options.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-17-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-17-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2018

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-21-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-21-2018

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Assess the resident completely in a timely manner when first admitted, and then periodically, at least every 12 months.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Assess the resident when there is a significant change in condition
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Assure that each resident?s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Encode each resident?s assessment data and transmit these data to the State within 7 days of assessment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-16-2018

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-16-2018

Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

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:
05-24-2017

Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

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:
E
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

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:
05-24-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
K
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-24-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2016

Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-22-2015

Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-02-2015

Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2015

Employ staff that are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with state laws.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2015

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-25-2015

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

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:
04-01-2016

Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Keep clinical record information safe.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Develop Emergency Preparedness policies and procedures.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Develop a communication plan.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Implement emergency and standby power systems.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Develop Emergency Preparedness policies and procedures.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Develop a communication plan.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Implement emergency and standby power systems.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-04-2016



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