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The Covington Care Center

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Nursing Homes California Aliso Viejo The Covington Care Center

The Covington Care Center has been cited for a total of 31 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 appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-07-2018

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Not transfer or discharge a resident without an adequate reason; and must provide documentation and convey specific information when a resident is transferred or discharged.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Try different approaches before using a bed rail. If a bed rail is needed, the facility must (1) assess a resident for safety risk; (2) review these risks and benefits with the resident/representative; (3) get informed consent; and (4) Correctly install
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Maintain comfortable sound levels.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

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:
03-16-2017

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:
03-16-2017

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-16-2017

Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

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:
04-23-2016

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

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:
E
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-23-2016



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