Life Care Center of Aurora

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 7
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
CO Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

January 27, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Many
3/3/2014
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
3/3/2014
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Low
Some
3/3/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
3/3/2014
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
3/3/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
3/3/2014
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
3/3/2014

March 05, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
4/8/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/8/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
4/8/2013
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Some
4/8/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
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
4/8/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
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
4/8/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
4/8/2013

April 12, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
5/16/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
5/18/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
5/16/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
5/18/2012
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
5/16/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/16/2012

January 27, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
3/3/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
3/3/2014

March 05, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

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
Few
4/8/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
4/8/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
4/8/2013

April 12, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
5/16/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
5/16/2012
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
5/16/2012

January 17, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
2/21/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
2/21/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
2/21/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
2/21/2012

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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