Golden LivingCenter-Valparaiso

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 4
IN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
IN Deficiencies Range: 1–20
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.

December 09, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
1/8/2014
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
1/8/2014
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
1/8/2014
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Very Low
Some
1/8/2014

October 10, 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
11/9/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
11/9/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
11/9/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
11/9/2012
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
11/9/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
11/9/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Very Low
Many
11/9/2012

August 23, 2011 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
Many
9/9/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
9/9/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/9/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
9/9/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/9/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/9/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
9/9/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
9/9/2011

May 01, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
5/24/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
5/24/2013

February 07, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
2/26/2013

December 19, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
1/14/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
1/14/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
1/14/2013

September 27, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
10/27/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Very Low
Some
10/27/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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