Golden LivingCenter - Bakersfield

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 13
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.

August 22, 2013 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
10/1/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
1) provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
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
Some
10/1/2013
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
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
10/1/2013
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
10/1/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
10/1/2013

September 27, 2012 Health Inspection

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.
Some
Few
11/6/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
11/6/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
11/6/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/6/2012
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
11/6/2012
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Few
11/6/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
11/6/2012
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Low
Few
11/6/2012

October 27, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Some
12/23/2011
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Few
12/23/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
12/23/2011
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
12/23/2011
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
12/23/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
12/23/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/23/2011

April 10, 2014 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
5/1/2014

February 24, 2014 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
3/10/2014
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
3/10/2014

January 29, 2014 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
3/5/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
3/5/2014
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
3/5/2014
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
3/5/2014

September 09, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

March 21, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
4/22/2013

September 27, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/6/2012

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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