Valley Palms Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 14
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.

February 03, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
2/27/2013
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
2/27/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
2/27/2013
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
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
2/27/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
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
2/27/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Few
2/27/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
2/27/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
2/27/2013

October 31, 2011 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
12/29/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
12/29/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
12/29/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
12/29/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/29/2011
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
12/29/2011
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
12/29/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/29/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
12/29/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/29/2011

July 09, 2010 Health Inspection

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
Some
7/30/2010
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
7/30/2010
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Some
7/30/2010
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/30/2010
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
7/30/2010
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
7/30/2010
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
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
7/30/2010
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
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
7/30/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service.
Low
Few
7/30/2010
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Some
7/30/2010

September 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records.
Very Low
Some
10/9/2013

June 06, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
7/29/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
7/29/2013

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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