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Nursing Homes California Pasadena Golden Cross Health Care

Golden Cross Health Care has been cited for a total of 98 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
Establish and follow a written policy that permits a resident to return to the nursing home after hospitalization or therapeutic leave that exceeds bed-hold policy.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-04-2017

Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Assess the resident completely in a timely manner when first admitted, and then periodically, at least every 12 months.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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:
04-26-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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:
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 safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

Ensure each resident?s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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:
04-26-2018

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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:
04-26-2018

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-26-2018

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:
04-26-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
05-02-2017

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:
07-18-2016

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

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:
06-07-2017

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:
06-07-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

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:
06-07-2017

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-07-2017

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:
06-06-2016

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:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

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:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

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:
06-06-2016

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

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:
06-06-2016

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-06-2016

Establish policies and procedures for volunteers.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-14-2018

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:
05-14-2018

Construct fire resistant interior walls.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Establish policies and procedures for volunteers.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-14-2018

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:
05-14-2018

Construct fire resistant interior walls.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-14-2018

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2017

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-10-2016



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