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The Covington Care Center

Inspection Results


Nursing Homes California Aliso Viejo The Covington Care Center

The Covington Care Center has been cited for a total of 47 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 The Covington Care Center.

There are 1175 nursing homes in California with a total of 56,179 deficiencies resulting in an average of 47.81 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
Ensure each resident?s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2019

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
02-09-2020

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2020

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
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2020

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:
B
Corrected:
02-09-2020

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
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2020

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food that accommodates resident allergies, intolerances, and preferences, as well as appealing options.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2020

Have a plan that describes the process for conducting QAPI and QAA activities.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-09-2020

Implement a program that monitors antibiotic use.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-09-2020

Honor the resident's right to voice grievances without discrimination or reprisal and the facility must establish a grievance policy and make prompt efforts to resolve grievances.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2019

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
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2019

Ensure each resident?s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2019

Provide timely, quality laboratory services/tests to meet the needs of residents.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-09-2019

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
Corrected:
02-09-2019

Allow residents to easily view the nursing home's survey results and communicate with advocate agencies.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
02-09-2019

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
02-09-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
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.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
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.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
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.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
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
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-28-2018

Establish procedures for tracking staff and patients during an emergency.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Establish policies and procedures for medical documentation.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Establish policies and procedures for volunteers.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

List the names and contact information of those in the facility.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Provide emergency officials' contact information.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Provide a means of sharing information on occupancy/needs.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Conduct testing and exercise requirements.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Ensure precautions for handling oxygen cylinders and equipment are correctly followed.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-24-2020

Establish roles under a Waiver declared by secretary.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2019

Provide family notifications of emergency plan.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2019

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2019

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2019

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-15-2019

Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-26-2018

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-26-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-26-2018



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