San Tomas Convalescent Hospital

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 11
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.

August 26, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Many
9/24/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
9/24/2013
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
9/24/2013
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Low
Many
9/24/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
9/24/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
9/24/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
9/24/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/24/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
9/24/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
9/24/2013
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
9/24/2013

August 10, 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
Few
8/31/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/31/2012
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
8/31/2012

August 22, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Many
9/30/2011
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
Low
Many
9/30/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
9/30/2011
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
9/30/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
9/30/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
9/30/2011
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
9/30/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
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
9/30/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Hire a qualified dietician.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
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
9/30/2011
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
9/30/2011
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.
Very Low
Some
9/30/2011

August 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
9/24/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
9/24/2013

December 05, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
1/1/2013
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Some
1/1/2013
Ensure the activities program is directed by a qualified professional.
Low
Few
1/1/2013

September 13, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide written records when a resident is transferred or discharged.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

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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