Sharon Care Center

8167 West Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Los Angeles County
Phone: 323-655-2023
Provider Number: 055755
Last Inspection: 05/08/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
86
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
80
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
6
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
93%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • CA
  • USA
  • 29
  • 38
  • 31
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 29
  • 18
  • 30
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

5/8/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/1/2015
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/1/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/1/2015
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/1/2015
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/1/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/1/2015
Failed To: Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Pattern : Potential 3  
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/1/2015
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/1/2015
 

1/12/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/2/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/2/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/2/2014
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/2/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/2/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/2/2014
 

10/7/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Widespread : Minimal 5 11/26/2012
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/26/2012
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012
Failed To: Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/26/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

1/20/2016 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/29/2016
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/29/2016
 

1/19/2016 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/29/2016
 

8/19/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/1/2015
 

2/3/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. Isolated : Actual 4 4/3/2015
 

1/5/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/20/2015
Failed To: Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/20/2015
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/20/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/20/2015
 

10/21/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg CA State Avg
Number of Residents 80 88.60 84.73
Registered Nurses 0.71 0.82 0.87
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.83 1.09 0.98
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.46 2.67 2.61
Total Staff Hours 3.99 4.57 4.46

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% CA State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 10 6 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 2 1 1
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2 0 1
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 4 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 13 14 13
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 8 3 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 26 7 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 29 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 1 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 14 9 11
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 3 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 6 3 3
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 51 43 44
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 2 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 10 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 53 25 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 44 25 18
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 0 0