Memorial Hospital of Gardena Distinct Part S

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 6
CA State Average: 9
U.S. Average: 6
CA Deficiencies Range: 1–30
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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.

October 27, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
11/27/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
11/27/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/27/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
11/27/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/27/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/27/2013

July 07, 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
Some
8/9/2012
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
8/9/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
8/9/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/9/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
8/9/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/9/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/9/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Very Low
Some
8/9/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Very Low
Some
8/9/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Very Low
Some
8/9/2012
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Very Low
Some
8/9/2012

April 27, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Many
7/18/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
7/18/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
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
7/18/2011
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
7/18/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
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
7/18/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
7/18/2011

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

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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