Veterans Home of California - Chula Vista

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 21
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.

August 28, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Low
Some
9/27/2013
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
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
Few
9/27/2013
Give or get emergency care by a doctor 24 hours a day.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Make sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition.
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/27/2013
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Low
Few
9/27/2013

August 17, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Many
9/12/2012
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Low
Some
9/12/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
9/12/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/12/2012
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
9/12/2012
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
9/12/2012
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
9/12/2012

August 25, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Very Low
Many
9/26/2011
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Very Low
Many
9/26/2011

August 28, 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
9/27/2013

June 28, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
High
Some
Not Corrected
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.
High
Some
Not Corrected

June 17, 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
6/28/2013

June 05, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Low
Few
6/28/2013

January 14, 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
2/13/2013

May 18, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
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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