Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 16
CA State Average: 9
U.S. Average: 6
CA Deficiencies Range: 1–30
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

December 05, 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
1/19/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
1/19/2013
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
1/19/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
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.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
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
1/19/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
1/19/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
1/19/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Some
1/19/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
1/19/2013

January 17, 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
3/2/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
3/2/2012
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Some
3/2/2012
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
3/2/2012
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Some
3/2/2012
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
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.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
3/2/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
3/2/2012

March 25, 2011 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
4/20/2011
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
4/20/2011
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Some
4/20/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
4/20/2011
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
4/20/2011
Make sure each resident has 1) at least one window to the outside in a room; 2) a room at or above ground level; 3) adequate bedding; 4) furniture that meets the resident's needs; or 5) adequate closet space.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
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
4/20/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
4/20/2011
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
4/20/2011

January 14, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
2/7/2014

December 12, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

September 10, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/27/2013

August 07, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

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 .
Low
Some
8/24/2013

June 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
7/12/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/12/2013

June 19, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
7/16/2013
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
7/16/2013

June 12, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Tell the resident or the residentâ’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentâ’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Low
Few
7/10/2013
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
7/10/2013

April 24, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

January 19, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

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 .
Low
Few
2/8/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
2/8/2013

January 08, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Some
2/5/2013

December 05, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
1/19/2013

September 21, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

August 21, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

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 .
Low
Few
9/21/2012

June 22, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

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 .
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

June 06, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
7/12/2012

April 10, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
5/9/2012
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.
Low
Few
5/9/2012

November 22, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
1/27/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/27/2012

October 14, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

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
Few
Not Corrected

March 17, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
5/10/2011

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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