Long Beach Care Center, Inc

2615 Grand Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Los Angeles County
Phone: 562-426-6141
Provider Number: 056188
Last Inspection: 10/16/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
163
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
151
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
12
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
  • 71
  • 38
  • 31
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 71
  • 26
  • 49
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

10/16/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
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 1/19/2016
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/19/2016
Failed To: Maintain 15 months of resident assessments in the resident's active clinical record. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/19/2016
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Actual 4 12/17/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
Failed To: Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/19/2016
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 12/17/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 1/19/2016
Failed To: Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 1/19/2016
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
Failed To: Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
Failed To: Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/19/2016
 

6/20/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/19/2014
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/19/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/19/2014
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/19/2014
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/19/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/19/2014
Failed To: Keep all essential equipment working safely. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/19/2014
Failed To: Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/19/2014
 

3/4/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/31/2013
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Hire a qualified full-time social worker in a facility with more than 120 beds. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/31/2013
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/31/2013
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
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 3/31/2013
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 3/31/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/31/2013
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/31/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

3/13/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Actual 4 6/4/2014
Failed To: Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. Isolated : Actual 4 6/4/2014
 

7/23/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/20/2013

 

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 151 88.60 84.73
Registered Nurses 0.35 0.82 0.87
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.96 1.09 0.98
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.57 2.67 2.61
Total Staff Hours 3.89 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 6 6 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 1 1
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 0 1
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 8 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 17 14 13
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 3 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 5 7 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 20 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 1 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 7 9 11
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 4 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 4 3 3
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 24 43 44
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 7 2 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 8 10 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 68 25 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 69 25 18
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 0