Provider Type: Assisted Living Facility
Inspection Data from January 1, 2008 to present
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07/13/2023StandardYWVTA00263RESIDENT CARE - SOCIAL & LEISURE ACTIVITIES(2) SOCIAL AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES. Residents shall be encouraged to participate in social, recreational, educational and other activities within the facility and the community. (a) The facility must provide an ongoing activities program. The program must provide diversified individual and group activities in keeping with each resident's needs, abilities, and interests. (b) The facility must consult with the residents in selecting, planning, and scheduling activities. The facility must demonstrate residents' participation through one or more of the following methods: resident meetings, committees, a resident council, a monitored suggestion box, group discussions, questionnaires, or any other form of communication appropriate to the size of the facility. (c) Scheduled activities must be available at least 6 days a week for a total of not less than 12 hours per week. Watching television is not an activity for the purpose of meeting the 12 hours per week of scheduled activities unless the television program is a special one-time event of special interest to residents of the facility. A facility whose residents choose to attend day programs conducted at adult day care centers, senior centers, mental health centers, or other day programs may count those attendance hours towards the required 12 hours per week of scheduled activities. An activities calendar must be posted in common areas where residents normally congregate. (d) If residents assist in planning a special activity such as an outing, seasonal festivity, or an excursion, up to 3 hours may be counted toward the required activity time. 09/07/2023
07/13/2023StandardYWVTA00323RESIDENT CARE - ELOPEMENT STANDARDS59A-36.007 (7) ELOPEMENT STANDARDS. (a) Residents Assessed at Risk for Elopement. All residents assessed at risk for elopement or with any history of elopement must be identified so staff can be alerted to their needs for support and supervision. All residents must be assessed for risk of elopement by a health care provider or a mental health care provider within 30 calendar days of being admitted to a facility. If the resident has had a health assessment performed prior to admission pursuant to paragraph 59A-36.006(2)(a), F.A.C., this requirement is satisfied. A resident placed in a facility on a temporary emergency basis by the Department of Children and Families pursuant to Section 415.105 or 415.1051, F.S., is exempt from this requirement for up to 30 days. 1. As part of its resident elopement response policies and procedures, the facility must make, at a minimum, a daily effort to determine that at risk residents have identification on their persons that includes their name and the facility's name, address, and telephone number. Staff trained pursuant to paragraph 59A-36.011(10)(a) or (c), F.A.C., must be generally aware of the location of all residents assessed at high risk for elopement at all times. 2. The facility must have a photo identification of at risk residents on file that is accessible to all facility staff and law enforcement as necessary. The facility's file must contain the resident's photo identification upon admission or upon being assessed at risk for elopement subsequent to admission. The photo identification may be provided by the facility, the resident, or the resident's representative. (b) Facility Resident Elopement Response Policies and Procedures. The facility must develop detailed written policies and procedures for responding to a resident elopement. At a minimum, the policies and procedures must provide for: 1. An immediate search of the facility and premises, 2. The identification of staff responsible for implementing each part of the elopement response policies and procedures, including specific duties and responsibilities, 3. The identification of staff responsible for contacting law enforcement, the resident's family, guardian, health care surrogate, and case manager if the resident is not located pursuant to subparagraph (8)(b)1.; and, 4. The continued care of all residents within the facility in the event of an elopement. (c) Facility Resident Elopement Drills. The facility must conduct and document resident elopement drills pursuant to Section 429.41(1)(k), F.S. 09/07/2023
07/13/2023StandardYWVTA00523MEDICATION - ASSISTANCE WITH SELF-ADMIN429.256 (3) Assistance with self-administration of medication includes: (a) Taking the medication, in its previously dispensed, properly labeled container, from where it is stored, and bringing it to the resident. For purposes of this paragraph, an insulin syringe that is prefilled with the proper dosage by a pharmacist and an insulin pen that is prefilled by the manufacturer are considered medications in previously dispensed, properly labeled containers. (b) In the presence of the resident, confirming that the medication is intended for that resident, orally advising the resident of the medication name and dosage, opening the container, removing a prescribed amount of medication from the container, and closing the container. The resident may sign a written waiver to opt out of being orally advised of the medication name and dosage. The waiver must identify all of the medications intended for the resident, including names and dosages of such medications, and must immediately be updated each time the resident's medications or dosages change. (c) Placing an oral dosage in the resident's hand or placing the dosage in another container and helping the resident by lifting the container to his or her mouth. (d) Applying topical medications. (e) Returning the medication container to proper storage. (f) Keeping a record of when a resident receives assistance with self-administration under this section. (g) Assisting with the use of a nebulizer, including removing the cap of a nebulizer, opening the unit dose of nebulizer solution, and pouring the prescribed premeasured dose of medication into the dispensing cup of the nebulizer. (4) Assistance with self-administration of medication does not include: (a) Mixing, compounding, converting, or calculating medication doses, except for measuring a prescribed amount of liquid medication or breaking a scored tablet or crushing a tablet as prescribed. (b) The preparation of syringes for injection or the administration of medications by any injectable route. (c) Administration of medications by way of a tube inserted in a cavity of the body. (d) Administration of parenteral preparations. (e) The use of irrigations or debriding agents used in the treatment of a skin condition. (f) Assisting with rectal, urethral, or vaginal preparations. (g) Assisting with medications ordered by the physician or health care professional with prescriptive authority to be given "as needed," unless the order is written with specific parameters that preclude independent judgment on the part of the unlicensed person, and the resident requesting the medication is aware of his or her need for the medication and understands the purpose for taking the medication. (h) Medications for which the time of administration, the amount, the strength of dosage, the method of administration, or the reason for administration requires judgment or discretion on the part of the unlicensed person. (5) Assistance with the self-administration of medication by an unlicensed person as described in this section shall not be considered administration as defined in s. 465.003. 59A-36.008 (3) ASSISTANCE WITH SELF-ADMINISTRATION. (a) Any unlicensed person providing assistance with self-administration of medication must be 18 years of age or older, trained to assist with self administered medication pursuant to the training requirements of Rule 59A-36.011, F.A.C., and must be available to assist residents with self-administered medications in accordance with procedures described in Section 429.256, F.S. and this rule. (b) In addition to the specifications of Section 429.256(3), F.S., assistance with self-administration of medication includes, orally advising the resident of the name and dosage of the medication and verbally prompting a resident to take medications as prescribed. (c) In order to facilitate assistance with self-administration, trained staff may prepare and make available such items as water, ju09/07/2023
07/13/2023StandardYWVTA00863TRAINING - ADRD(10) ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ("ADRD") TRAINING REQUIREMENTS. Facilities which advertise that they provide special care for persons with ADRD, or who maintain secured areas as described in Chapter 4, Section 464.4.6 of the Florida Building Code, as adopted in rule 61G20-1.001, F.A.C., Florida Building Code Adopted, must ensure that facility staff receive the following training. (a) Facility staff who interact on a daily basis with residents with ADRD but do not provide direct care to such residents and staff who provide direct care to residents with ADRD, shall obtain 4 hours of initial training within 3 months of employment. Completion of the core training program between April 20, 1998 and July 1, 2003 shall satisfy this requirement. Facility staff who meet the requirements for ADRD training providers under paragraph (g) of this subsection, will be considered as having met this requirement. Initial training, entitled "Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Level I Training," must address the following subject areas: 1. Understanding Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; 2. Characteristics of Alzheimer's disease; 3. Communicating with residents with Alzheimer's disease; 4. Family issues; 5. Resident environment; and, 6. Ethical issues. (b) Staff who have successfully completed both the initial one hour and continuing three hours of ADRD training pursuant to sections 400.1755, 429.917 and 400.6045(1), F.S., shall be considered to have met the initial assisted living facility Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Level I Training. (c) Facility staff who provide direct care to residents with ADRD must obtain an additional 4 hours of training, entitled "Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Level II Training," within 9 months of employment. Facility staff who meet the requirements for ADRD training providers under paragraph (g) of this subsection, will be considered as having met this requirement. Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Level II Training must address the following subject areas as they apply to these disorders: 1. Behavior management, 2. Assistance with ADLs, 3. Activities for residents, 4. Stress management for the care giver; and, 5. Medical information. (d) A detailed description of the subject areas that must be included in an ADRD curriculum which meets the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection, can be found in the document "Training Guidelines for the Special Care of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders," dated March 1999, incorporated by reference, available from the Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-7000. (e) Direct care staff shall participate in 4 hours of continuing education annually as required under section 429.178, F.S. Continuing education received under this paragraph may be used to meet 3 of the 12 hours of continuing education required by section 429.52, F.S., and subsection (1) of this rule, or 3 of the 6 hours of continuing education for extended congregate care required by subsection (7) of this rule. (f) Facility staff who have only incidental contact with residents with ADRD must receive general written information provided by the facility on interacting with such residents, as required under section 429.178, F.S., within three (3) months of employment. "Incidental contact" means all staff who neither provide direct care nor are in regular contact with such residents. (g) Persons who seek to provide ADRD training in accordance with this subsection must provide the department or its designee with documentation that they hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or hold a license as a registered nurse, and: 1. Have 1 year teaching experience as an educator of caregivers for persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders, or 2. Three years of practical experience in a program providing care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or 09/07/2023
07/13/2023StandardYWVTA01523PHYSICAL PLANT - SAFE LIVING ENVIRON/OTHER(3) OTHER REQUIREMENTS. (a) All facilities must: 1. Provide a safe living environment pursuant to section 429.28(1)(a), F.S.; 2. Be maintained free of hazards; and, 3. Ensure that all existing architectural, mechanical, electrical and structural systems, and appurtenances are maintained in good working order. (b) Pursuant to section 429.27, F.S., residents must be given the option of using their own belongings as space permits. When the facility supplies the furnishings, each resident bedroom or sleeping area must have at least the following furnishings: 1. A clean, comfortable bed with a mattress no less than 36 inches wide and 72 inches long, with the top surface of the mattress at a comfortable height to ensure easy access by the resident, 2. A closet or wardrobe space for hanging clothes, 3. A dresser, chest or other furniture designed for storage of clothing or personal effects, 4. A table or nightstand, bedside lamp or floor lamp, and waste basket; and, 5. A comfortable chair, if requested. (c) The facility must maintain master or duplicate keys to resident bedrooms to be used in the event of an emergency. (d) Residents who use portable bedside commodes must be provided with privacy during use. (e) Facilities must make available linens and personal laundry services for residents who require such services. Linens provided by a facility must be free of tears, stains and must not be threadbare. 09/07/2023
12/21/2021ComplaintOVLGA00093ADMISSIONS - ADMISSION PACKAGE(3) ADMISSION PACKAGE. (a) The facility must make available to potential residents a written statement(s) that includes the following information listed below. Providing a copy of the facility resident contract or facility brochure containing all the required information meets this requirement. 1. The facility's admission and continued residency criteria; 2. The daily, weekly or monthly charge to reside in the facility and the services, supplies, and accommodations provided by the facility for that rate; 3. Personal care services that the facility is prepared to provide to residents and additional costs to the resident, if any; 4. Nursing services that the facility is prepared to provide to residents and additional costs to the resident, if any; 5. Food service and the ability of the facility to accommodate special diets; 6. The availability of transportation and additional costs to the resident, if any; 7. Any other special services that are provided by the facility and additional cost if any; 8. Social and leisure activities generally offered by the facility; 9. Any services that the facility does not provide but will arrange for the resident and additional cost, if any; 10. The facility rules and regulations that residents must follow as described in Rule 59A-36.007, F.A.C.; 11. The facility policy concerning Do Not Resuscitate Orders pursuant to Section 429.255, F.S., and Rule 59A-36.009, F.A.C., and Advance Directives pursuant to Chapter 765, F.S.; 12. If the facility is licensed to provide extended congregate care, the facility's residency criteria for residents receiving extended congregate care services. The facility must also provide a description of the additional personal, supportive, and nursing services provided by the facility including additional costs and any limitations on where extended congregate care residents may reside based on the policies and procedures described in Rule 59A-36.021, F.A.C.; 13. If the facility advertises that it provides special care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, a written description of those special services as required in Section 429.177, F.S.; and, 14. The facility's resident elopement response policies and procedures. (b) Before or at the time of admission, the resident, or the resident's responsible party, guardian, or attorney-in-fact, if applicable, must be provided with the following: 1. A copy of the resident's contract that meets the requirements of Rule 59A-36.018, F.A.C., 2. A copy of the facility statement described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, if one has not already been provided, 3. A copy of the resident's bill of rights as required by Rule 59A-36.007, F.A.C.; and, 4. A Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program brochure that includes the telephone number and address of the district office. (c) Documents required by this subsection must be in English. If the resident is not able to read, or does not understand English and translated documents are not available, the facility must explain its policies to a family member or friend of the resident or another individual who can communicate the information to the resident. 400.0078 (2) Upon admission to a long-term care facility, each resident or representative of a resident must receive information regarding: (a) The purpose of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. (b) The statewide toll-free telephone number and e-mail address for receiving complaints. (c) Information that retaliatory action cannot be taken against a resident for presenting grievances or for exercising any other resident right. (d) Other relevant information regarding how to contact representatives of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. 03/09/2022
12/21/2021ComplaintOVLGA01603RECORDS - FACILITYThe facility must maintain required records in a manner that makes such records readily available at the licensee's physical address for review by a legally authorized entity. If records are maintained in an electronic format, facility staff must be readily available to access the data and produce the requested information. For purposes of this section, "readily available" means the ability to immediately produce documents, records, or other such data, either in electronic or paper format, upon request. (1) FACILITY RECORDS. Facility records must include: (a) The facility's license displayed in a conspicuous and public place within the facility. (b) An up-to-date admission and discharge log listing the names of all residents and each resident's: 1. Date of admission, the facility or place from which the resident was admitted, and if applicable, a notation indicating that the resident was admitted with a stage 2 pressure sore; and, 2. Date of discharge, reason for discharge, and identification of the facility or home address to which the resident was discharged. Readmission of a resident to the facility after discharge requires a new entry in the log. Discharge of a resident is not required if the facility is holding a bed for a resident who is out of the facility but intending to return pursuant to rule 59A-36.018, F.A.C. If the resident dies while in the care of the facility, the log must indicate the date of death. (c) A log listing the names of all temporary emergency placement and respite care residents if not included on the log described in paragraph (b). (d) The facility's emergency management plan, with documentation of review and approval by the county emergency management agency, as described in rule 59A-36.019, F.A.C., that must be readily available by facility staff. (e) The facility's liability insurance policy required in rule 59A-36.013, F.A.C. (f) For facilities that have a surety bond, a copy of the surety bond currently in effect as required by rule 59A-36.013, F.A.C. (g) The admission package presented to new or prospective residents (less the resident's contract) described in rule 59A-36.006, F.A.C. (h) If the facility advertises that it provides special care for persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders, a copy of all such facility advertisements as required by section 429.177, F.S. (i) A grievance procedure for receiving and responding to resident complaints and recommendations as described in rule 59A-36.007, F.A.C. (j) All food service records required in rule 59A-36.012, F.A.C., including menus planned and served and county health department inspection reports. Facilities that contract for food services, must include a copy of the contract for food services and the food service contractor's license or certificate to operate. (k) All fire safety inspection reports issued by the local authority or the State Fire Marshal pursuant to section 429.41, F.S., and rule chapter 69A-40, F.A.C., issued within the last 2 years. (l) All sanitation inspection reports issued by the county health department pursuant to section 381.031, F.S., and chapter 64E-12, F.A.C., issued within the last 2 years. (m) Pursuant to section 429.35, F.S., all completed survey, inspection and complaint investigation reports, and notices of sanctions and moratoriums issued by the agency within the last 5 years. (n) The facility's resident elopement response policies and procedures. (o) The facility's documented resident elopement response drills. (p) For facilities licensed as limited mental health, extended congregate care, or limited nursing services, records required as stated in rules 59A-36.020, 59A-36.021 and 59A-36.022, F.A.C., respectively. 03/09/2022
12/21/2021ComplaintOVLGAL2403LMH - LICENSING429.075 Limited mental health license.-An assisted living facility that serves one or more mental health residents must obtain a limited mental health license. 59A-36.020 Limited Mental Health. (1) LICENSE APPLICATION. (a) Any facility intending to admit one or more mental health residents must obtain a limited mental health license from the agency before accepting the mental health resident. (b) Facilities applying for a limited mental health license that have uncorrected deficiencies or violations found during the facility's last survey, complaint investigation, or monitoring visit will be surveyed before the issuance of a limited mental health license to determine if such deficiencies or violations have been corrected. 12/14/2022
12/21/2021ComplaintOVLGCZ814UnclassifiedBACKGROUND SCREENING CLEARINGHOUSE435.12 Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse.- (2)(b) Until such time as the fingerprints are enrolled in the national retained print arrest notification program at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, an employee with a break in service of more than 90 days from a position that requires screening by a specified agency must submit to a national screening if the person returns to a position that requires screening by a specified agency. (c) An employer of persons subject to screening by a specified agency must register with the clearinghouse and maintain the employment status of all employees within the clearinghouse. Initial employment status and any changes in status must be reported within 10 business days. (d) An employer must register with and initiate all criminal history checks through the clearinghouse before referring an employee or potential employee for electronic fingerprint submission to the Department of Law Enforcement. The registration must include the employee's full first name, middle initial, and last name; social security number; date of birth; mailing address; sex; and race. Individuals, persons, applicants, and controlling interests that cannot legally obtain a social security number must provide an individual taxpayer identification number. 03/09/2022
12/21/2021ComplaintOVLGCZ830UnclassifiedEMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING408.821 Emergency management planning; emergency operations; inactive license.- (1) A licensee required by authorizing statutes and agency rule to have a comprehensive emergency management plan must designate a safety liaison to serve as the primary contact for emergency operations. Such licensee shall submit its comprehensive emergency management plan to the local emergency management agency, county health department, or Department of Health as follows: (a) Submit the plan within 30 days after initial licensure and change of ownership, and notify the agency within 30 days after submission of the plan. (b) Submit the plan annually and within 30 days after any significant modification, as defined by agency rule, to a previously approved plan. (c) Submit necessary plan revisions within 30 days after notification that plan revisions are required. (d) Notify the agency within 30 days after approval of its plan by the local emergency management agency, county health department, or Department of Health. (2) An entity subject to this part may temporarily exceed its licensed capacity to act as a receiving provider in accordance with an approved comprehensive emergency management plan for up to 15 days. While in an overcapacity status, each provider must furnish or arrange for appropriate care and services to all clients. In addition, the agency may approve requests for overcapacity in excess of 15 days, which approvals may be based upon satisfactory justification and need as provided by the receiving and sending providers. (3)(a) An inactive license may be issued to a licensee subject to this section when the provider is located in a geographic area in which a state of emergency was declared by the Governor if the provider: 1. Suffered damage to its operation during the state of emergency. 2. Is currently licensed. 3. Does not have a provisional license. 4. Will be temporarily unable to provide services but is reasonably expected to resume services within 12 months. (b) An inactive license may be issued for a period not to exceed 12 months but may be renewed by the agency for up to 12 additional months upon demonstration to the agency of progress toward reopening. A request by a licensee for an inactive license or to extend the previously approved inactive period must be submitted in writing to the agency, accompanied by written justification for the inactive license, which states the beginning and ending dates of inactivity and includes a plan for the transfer of any clients to other providers and appropriate licensure fees. Upon agency approval, the licensee shall notify clients of any necessary discharge or transfer as required by authorizing statutes or applicable rules. The beginning of the inactive licensure period shall be the date the provider ceases operations. The end of the inactive period shall become the license expiration date, and all licensure fees must be current, must be paid in full, and may be prorated. Reactivation of an inactive license requires the prior approval by the agency of a renewal application, including payment of licensure fees and agency inspections indicating compliance with all requirements of this part and applicable rules and statutes. (4) . . . Licensees providing residential or inpatient services must utilize an online database approved by the agency to report information to the agency regarding the provider's emergency status, planning, or operations. 12/14/2022