Most Recent Deficiencies for VETERANS HOME OF CALIFORNIA - WEST LOS ANGELES

Updated as of July 01, 2020

The list is based on the information provided by CMS from both standard inspections and from complaints filed by residents.

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Deficiency Deficiency Date
Use approved construction type or materials. 2019-08-01
Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 2019-08-01
Provide properly protected cooking facilities. 2019-08-01
Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 2019-08-01
Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours. 2019-08-01
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems. 2019-08-01
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours. 2019-08-01
Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes. 2019-08-01
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 2019-08-01
Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 2019-08-01
Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed. 2019-08-01
Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords. 2019-08-01
Honor the resident's right to be treated with respect and dignity and to retain and use personal possessions. 2019-06-21
Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely. 2019-06-21
Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2019-06-21
Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals. 2019-06-21
Honor each resident's preferences, choices, values and beliefs. 2019-06-21
Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason. 2019-06-21
Provide activities to meet all resident's needs. 2019-06-21
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals. 2019-06-21
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. 2019-06-21
Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist. 2019-06-21
Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited. 2019-06-21
Employ sufficient staff with the appropriate competencies and skills sets to carry out the functions of the food and nutrition service, including a qualified dietician. 2019-06-21
Ensure menus must meet the nutritional needs of residents, be prepared in advance, be followed, be updated, be reviewed by dietician, and meet the needs of the resident. 2019-06-21
Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature. 2019-06-21
Ensure therapeutic diets are prescribed by the attending physician and may be delegated to a registered or licensed dietitian, to the extent allowed by State law. 2019-06-21
Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards. 2019-06-21
Arrange for the provision of hospice services or assist the resident in transferring to a facility that will arrange for the provision of hospice services. 2019-06-21
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. 2019-06-21