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About Veterans Home Of California - Barstow

General Information

Legal Business NameVeterans Home Of California Barstow
Ownership TypeGovernment - Federal
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareOctober 28, 2008 (8 years)
Capacity120
Residents87
Percent Occupied73%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Veterans Home Of California - Barstow

Veterans Home Of California - Barstow
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
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Overall Ratings of California Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

August 1, 2016 - 8 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

July 29, 2016 - 8 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

March 18, 2016 - 13 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHelp the resident in making transportation arrangements to and from radiology services.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAt least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDispose of garbage and refuse properly.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionTry to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.

June 16, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) 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.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProtect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.

June 3, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

February 13, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) 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.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide housekeeping and maintenance services.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionSet up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionOperate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor.

December 16, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.

August 6, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

August 5, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

August 4, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

April 28, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Veterans Home Of California - Barstow require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 55min
1hr 50min
ReportedExpected
CNA
50min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 15min
45min
ReportedExpected
RN
5hr
3hr 10min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 5min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

96.8%
99.0%
99.0%
99.0%
94.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
95.2%
97.7%
93.9%
97.8%
95.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
11.8%
20.0%
15.5%
19.7%
44.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
28.8%
24.7%
19.7%
22.8%
19.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
10.7%
1.9%
9.2%
8.4%
15.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
6.2%
6.0%
7.6%
4.5%
12.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
11.0%
9.7%
7.1%
6.3%
10.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
6.8%
8.4%
2.5%
3.1%
4.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
1.2%
5.8%
2.4%
2.2%
5.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
-
-
-
-
5.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
2.5%
3.8%
1.2%
0.0%
1.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
4.8%
0.0%
0.0%
3.3%
3.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
3.6%
2.3%
4.9%
3.3%
1.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
11.6%
14.3%
11.9%
6.7%
2.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

90.9%
-
78.6%
72.7%
83.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
91.3%
-
-
-
81.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
-
-
-
-
61.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
-
-
9.1%
-
10.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
-
-
-
-
1.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.0%
-
0.0%
0.0%
0.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016CA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened