Kaweah Delta Skilled Nursing Center

1633 South Court Street
Visalia, CA 93277
Tulare County
Phone: 559-624-6037
Provider Number: 555396
Last Inspection: 07/17/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
70
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
58
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
12
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
83%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
None
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Other
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
YES

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • CA
  • USA
  • 30
  • 25
  • 30
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 30
  • 27
  • 30
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

7/17/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/20/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/20/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/20/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/20/2014
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/20/2014
Failed To: Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/20/2014
Failed To: Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. Pattern : Potential 3 8/20/2014
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 8/20/2014
 

8/8/2013 Inspection

 
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 10/11/2013
Failed To: Allow residents to have visitors. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/11/2013
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 10/11/2013
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/11/2013
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 10/11/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/11/2013
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/11/2013
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/11/2013
 

8/23/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2012
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/25/2012
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Widespread : Potential 4 9/25/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/25/2012
Failed To: Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2012
Failed To: Provide resident groups or resident family groups with private space to meet. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2012
Failed To: Allow residents to have visitors. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2012
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 9/25/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

8/27/2013 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 : Minimal 3 9/24/2013
 

8/20/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that all full-time nurse aids employed for more than 4 months are fully trained and competent to provide nursing and nursing-related services, as defined by Federal requirements. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/12/2012
 

8/7/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/20/2012
 

5/2/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that all nurse aids who have worked less than 4 months are enrolled in appropriate training or have been deemed competent to provide nursing and nursing related services. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/7/2012

 

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 58 86.65 84.10
Registered Nurses 2.26 0.63 0.89
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 2.16 1.34 0.92
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.65 2.53 2.61
Total Staff Hours 7.07 4.49 4.42

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 16 4 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 0 1 1
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2 2 1
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 3 8 5
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 16 14 15
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 26 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 2 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 3 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 6 1 1
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 9 14 11
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 7 3 3
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 5 4
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 51 49 44
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 5 1 1
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 4 17 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 22 19