Desert Life Rehabilitation & Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Tucson, Arizona (AZ).

Desert Life Rehabilitation & Care Center is a large, for-profit, nursing home with 240 beds based at 1919 West Medical Street in Tucson, AZ. The facility has 204 residents indicating 85% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 327 Medicare patients were given 10,056 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,950,703 by Medicare.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is lower than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is much lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Desert Life Rehabilitation & Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

1919 West Medical Street
Tucson, AZ 85704

Phone Number

(520) 297-8311

Geographic Coordinates

32.32199, -111.007416
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
240
Tucson Average
142
Pima County Average
132
Arizona Average
118
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Tucson
83.11%
Pima County
81.95%
Arizona
76.80%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
204
Tucson Average
116
Pima County Average
108
Arizona Average
93
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Tucson
0 (0.00%)
Pima County
0 (0.00%)
Arizona
3 (2.24%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Tucson
3 (16.67%)
Pima County
4 (19.05%)
Arizona
23 (17.16%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 08/09/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/02/2007 - Health Survey
  • 10/20/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/06/2006 - Health Survey
  • 09/28/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/22/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.30
Tucson Average
0.46
Pima County Average
0.48
Arizona Average
0.58
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.82
Tucson Average
2.19
Pima County Average
2.22
Arizona Average
2.27
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.73
Tucson Average
0.94
Pima County Average
0.94
Arizona Average
0.92
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.03
Tucson Average
1.40
Pima County Average
1.42
Arizona Average
1.50
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Tucson
77.47%
Pima County
78.70%
Arizona
81.21%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
31.00%
Tucson
19.07%
Pima County
17.88%
Arizona
15.84%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Tucson
8.43%
Pima County
9.00%
Arizona
11.07%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Tucson
4.81%
Pima County
4.33%
Arizona
5.25%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Tucson
57.86%
Pima County
57.80%
Arizona
51.66%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Tucson
3.75%
Pima County
3.89%
Arizona
3.88%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Tucson
8.62%
Pima County
8.67%
Arizona
9.14%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
42.00%
Tucson
64.69%
Pima County
64.72%
Arizona
70.14%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Tucson
3.75%
Pima County
3.56%
Arizona
2.22%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
18.00%
Tucson
15.50%
Pima County
16.28%
Arizona
16.45%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
Tucson
79.18%
Pima County
79.75%
Arizona
83.64%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Tucson
7.06%
Pima County
6.72%
Arizona
6.33%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Tucson
3.14%
Pima County
3.50%
Arizona
3.17%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Tucson
10.59%
Pima County
9.79%
Arizona
10.97%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Tucson
5.69%
Pima County
5.50%
Arizona
6.19%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
25.00%
Tucson
14.27%
Pima County
13.50%
Arizona
11.47%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
19.00%
Tucson
9.12%
Pima County
9.06%
Arizona
7.92%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Tucson
77.27%
Pima County
78.18%
Arizona
77.18%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
43.00%
Tucson
26.75%
Pima County
26.50%
Arizona
29.03%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
327
Tucson Average
197
Pima County Average
181
Arizona Average
158
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
299
Tucson Average
194
Pima County Average
179
Arizona Average
158
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
10,056
Tucson Average
5,147
Pima County Average
4,605
Arizona Average
4,074
United States Average
4,470

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$1,950,703
Tucson Average
$1,341,609
Pima County Average
$1,210,487
Arizona Average
$1,220,092
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$194
Tucson Average
$261
Pima County Average
$263
Arizona Average
$299
United States Average
$295

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$5,965
Tucson Average
$6,806
Pima County Average
$6,680
Arizona Average
$7,737
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$6,524
Tucson Average
$6,903
Pima County Average
$6,768
Arizona Average
$7,721
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

08/09/2007 - Exits and Egress

08/09/2007 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/09/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

08/09/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/09/2007 - Hazardous Area

08/09/2007 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/09/2007 - Illumination and Emergency Power

08/09/2007 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
proper backup exit lighting.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Environmental

08/02/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Mistreatment

08/02/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Mistreatment

08/02/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have 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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Resident Rights

08/02/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that a resident who has been able to eat enough alone or with help is not fed by a feeding tube, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/02/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Administration

08/02/2007 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Administration

08/02/2007 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Be administered in a way that leads to the highest possible level of well being for each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/02/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Quality Care

08/02/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Administration

08/02/2007 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Set up or keep a group of people to review and ensure quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

08/02/2007 - Administration

08/02/2007 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Choose a doctor to be the medical director.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/02/2007
Date Fixed:
09/20/2007

10/20/2006 - Exits and Egress

10/20/2006 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/20/2006
Date Fixed:
11/17/2006

10/20/2006 - Hazardous Area

10/20/2006 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/20/2006
Date Fixed:
11/17/2006

10/20/2006 - Smoking Regulations

10/20/2006 - Smoking Regulations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoking Regulations
Issue:
posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or did not provide ashtrays where smoking was allowed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/20/2006
Date Fixed:
11/17/2006

10/20/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

10/20/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/20/2006
Date Fixed:
11/17/2006

10/06/2006 - Environmental

10/06/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Mistreatment

10/06/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have 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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Mistreatment

10/06/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Environmental

10/06/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep safe, clean and homelike surroundings.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Environmental

10/06/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Resident Assessment

10/06/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Resident Assessment

10/06/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Quality Care

10/06/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Quality Care

10/06/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Quality Care

10/06/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Environmental

10/06/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

10/06/2006 - Administration

10/06/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/20/2006

09/28/2005 - Electrical

09/28/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/28/2005 - Exits and Egress

09/28/2005 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/28/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

09/28/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/28/2005 - Interior Finish

09/28/2005 - Interior Finish
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Interior Finish
Issue:
fire-resistant room wall surfaces.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/22/2005 - Resident Assessment

09/22/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Environmental

09/22/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Mistreatment

09/22/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Environmental

09/22/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Resident Assessment

09/22/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Screen residents when they are first admitted to send them to an area with special care for people with developmental disabilities or mental illness, if needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

09/22/2005 - Quality Care

09/22/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/16/2005

05/23/2005 - Resident Assessment

05/23/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/23/2005
Date Fixed:
07/15/2005

05/23/2005 - Quality Care

05/23/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/23/2005
Date Fixed:
07/15/2005

05/23/2005 - Resident Assessment

05/23/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Get doctor orders for the resident's immediate care when admitted.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/23/2005
Date Fixed:
07/15/2005

11/29/2004 - Quality Care

11/29/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/29/2004
Date Fixed:
01/27/2005

11/29/2004 - Administration

11/29/2004 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/29/2004
Date Fixed:
01/27/2005

11/29/2004 - Resident Assessment

11/29/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/29/2004
Date Fixed:
01/27/2005

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Nearby Nursing Homes

  1. Nursing Home
    Life Care Center of Tucson
    Located 0.33 miles away in Tucson at 6211 North LA Cholla Boulevard.
  2. Nursing Home
    LA Canada Care Center
    Located 2.13 miles away in Tucson at 7970 North LA Canada Drive.
  3. Nursing Home
    Mountain View Care Center
    Located 2.21 miles away in Tucson at 1313 West Magee Road.
  4. Nursing Home
    LA Rosa Health Care Center
    Located 4.42 miles away in Tucson at 7500 North Calle Sin Envidia.
  5. Nursing Home
    Catalina Health Care Center
    Located 5.87 miles away in Tucson at 2611 North Warren Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 17 homes within 25 miles of this provider.

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Tucson at a Glance

Tucson has a total population of 486,699, of which 119,617 are children under the age of 18 and 57,828 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.1.

Total Population:
486,699
Median Age:
32.1
Males:
238,408 (49.0%)
Female:
248,291 (51.0%)
Children (0-17):
119,617 (24.6%)
Adults (18-64):
309,254 (63.5%)
Seniors (65+):
57,828 (11.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Tucson
Married:
182,326 (37.5%)
Divorced:
50,946 (10.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Tucson
Hispanic Ethnicity:
173,868 (35.72%)
White:
341,424 (70.15%)
African American:
21,057 (4.33%)
Asian:
11,959 (2.46%)
Pacific Islander:
796 (0.16%)
Indian:
11,038 (2.27%)
Other:
81,988 (16.85%)
Two or More:
18,437 (3.79%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Tucson

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.35, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.35 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
8
Doctors:
3,829
Home Agencies:
15
Hospitals:
8
Nursing Homes:
18
Medical Suppliers:
223
Rehab Centers:
30

Wealth

The median family income is $37,344 while the median household income is $30,981. Roughly 17.78% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,344
Household Income:
$30,981
In Poverty:
17.78%

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