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Palomar Heights Post Acute Rehab has been cited for a total of 61 deficiencies since we began saving each survey. We believe it is worthwhile to show how things are and were. Some improve and some get worse. Rather than a snapshot, we take s longer view than most. A longer view, we believe, paints a better and more worthwhile picture. We start from them most recent and go back as you scroll down.

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 Palomar Heights Post Acute Rehab.

Since we bagan longer term (multi year tracking, numbers will naturally be higher than 3 (or so surverys).
There are 1244 nursing homes in California with a total of 104,457 deficiencies resulting in an average of 83.97 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


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Deficiency Cited, Scope, survery date, stems from a complaint, and Date of Correction
Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-11-27
Corrected:
2023-11-27

Protect each resident from separation (from other residents, his/her room, or confinement to his/her room).
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-09-25
Corrected:
2023-10-25

Employ staff that are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with state laws.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-07-06
Corrected:
2023-08-06

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-04-21
Corrected:
2023-05-19

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-04-21
Corrected:
2023-05-19

Post nurse staffing information every day.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-04-21
Corrected:
2023-05-19

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-04-21
Corrected:
2023-05-19

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-04-21
Corrected:
2023-05-19

Post nurse staffing information every day.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-04-21
Corrected:
2023-05-19

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-03-17
Corrected:
2023-03-30

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-03-17
Corrected:
2023-03-30

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-03-17
Corrected:
2023-03-30

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-03-17
Corrected:
2023-03-30

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-10-28
Corrected:
2022-11-14

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-10-28
Corrected:
2022-11-14

Assess the resident completely in a timely manner when first admitted, and then periodically, at least every 12 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Assure that each residentís assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Encode each residentís assessment data and transmit these data to the State within 7 days of assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Assess the resident completely in a timely manner when first admitted, and then periodically, at least every 12 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Assure that each residentís assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Encode each residentís assessment data and transmit these data to the State within 7 days of assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-03-17
Corrected:
2022-04-17

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Provide sufficient support personnel to safely and effectively carry out the functions of the food and nutrition service.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

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:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Provide sufficient support personnel to safely and effectively carry out the functions of the food and nutrition service.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

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:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-07
Corrected:
2019-12-07

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-08
Corrected:
2018-12-27

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-08
Corrected:
2018-12-27

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-08
Corrected:
2018-12-27

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-08
Corrected:
2018-12-27

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-08
Corrected:
2018-12-27

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-08
Corrected:
2018-12-27



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