Alexandria Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 17
CA State Average: 9
U.S. Average: 6
CA Deficiencies Range: 1–30
Complaints & Incidents: 2
Updated April 12, 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.

November 05, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
12/5/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
12/5/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
12/5/2012
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
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.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
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
Few
12/5/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Very Low
Some
12/5/2012

August 09, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
10/25/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
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.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Keep complete, dated laboratory records in the resident's file.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

May 20, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
6/10/2010
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/10/2010
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Some
6/10/2010
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
6/10/2010
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
6/10/2010
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
6/10/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
6/10/2010
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
6/10/2010
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
6/10/2010
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
6/10/2010
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
6/10/2010
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
6/10/2010
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Very Low
Many
6/10/2010
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Very Low
Some
6/10/2010

January 10, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Low
Few
1/26/2014
Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home.
Low
Few
1/26/2014

May 08, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
5/23/2013

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 April 12, 2014.


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