Buena Vida Continuing Care

48 Cedar Street
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Kings County
Phone: 718-455-6200
Provider Number: 335826
Last Inspection: 04/30/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
240
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
218
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
22
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
91%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

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
  • NY
  • USA
  • 15
  • 5
  • 16
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 15
  • 12
  • 6
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

4/30/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/19/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/19/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/19/2015
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Widespread : Minimal 5 5/19/2015
 

4/14/2014 Inspection

 
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 5/26/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/26/2014
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/26/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/26/2014
 

2/28/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/15/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/15/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

11/25/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/22/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/22/2015

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg NY State Avg
Number of Residents 218 240.88 167.03
Registered Nurses 0.37 0.64 0.72
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.62 0.69 0.86
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.94 2.23 2.30
Total Staff Hours 2.93 3.57 3.88

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% NY State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 9 11 7
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 1 1 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 20 14 10
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 4 6 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 20 16 16
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 5 2 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 32 7 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 9 5 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 27 12 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 3 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 6 3 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 48 39 47
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 2 7 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 82 26 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 58 24 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 1