Alden Terrace Convalescent Hospital

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 23
CA State Average: 9
U.S. Average: 6
CA Deficiencies Range: 1–30
Complaints & Incidents: 1
Updated June 19, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

December 21, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
3/1/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Many
3/1/2013
Hire a qualified dietician.
Low
Many
3/1/2013
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
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.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the united states.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
Low
Few
3/1/2013
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
3/1/2013

September 17, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Some
10/26/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
10/26/2011
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the united states.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
10/26/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/26/2011

June 10, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Low
Many
8/20/2010
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Some
8/20/2010
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
8/20/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/20/2010
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
8/20/2010
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Very Low
Some
8/20/2010
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Very Low
Some
8/20/2010
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Very Low
Some
8/20/2010

November 30, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Some
12/10/2012

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated June 19, 2014.


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