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Provider Name: BROOKDALE WEST BOYNTON BEACH
Provider Type: Assisted Living Facility
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05/27/2021ComplaintNTHRNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
07/15/2020ComplaintFCQ9A00253RESIDENT CARE - SUPERVISION429.26 (7) The facility must notify a licensed physician when a resident exhibits signs of dementia or cognitive impairment or has a change of condition in order to rule out the presence of an underlying physiological condition that may be contributing to such dementia or impairment. The notification must occur within 30 days after the acknowledgment of such signs by facility staff. If an underlying condition is determined to exist, the facility shall arrange, with the appropriate health care provider, the necessary care and services to treat the condition. 59A-36.007 An assisted living facility must provide care and services appropriate to the needs of residents accepted for admission to the facility. (1) SUPERVISION. Facilities must offer personal supervision as appropriate for each resident, including the following: (a) Monitoring of the quantity and quality of resident diets in accordance with rule 59A-36.012, F.A.C. (b) Daily observation by designated staff of the activities of the resident while on the premises, and awareness of the general health, safety, and physical and emotional well-being of the resident. (c) Maintaining a general awareness of the resident's whereabouts. The resident may travel independently in the community. (d) Contacting the resident's health care provider and other appropriate party such as the resident's family, guardian, health care surrogate, or case manager if the resident exhibits a significant change. (e) Contacting the resident's family, guardian, health care surrogate, or case manager if the resident is discharged or moves out. (f) Maintaining a written record, updated as needed, of any significant changes, any illnesses that resulted in medical attention, changes in the method of medication administration, or other changes that resulted in the provision of additional services. 10/07/2020
07/15/2020MonitorMJ71NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
04/30/2020 3FNJNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
11/08/2019Complaint51NRA00253RESIDENT CARE - SUPERVISION429.26 (7) The facility must notify a licensed physician when a resident exhibits signs of dementia or cognitive impairment or has a change of condition in order to rule out the presence of an underlying physiological condition that may be contributing to such dementia or impairment. The notification must occur within 30 days after the acknowledgment of such signs by facility staff. If an underlying condition is determined to exist, the facility shall arrange, with the appropriate health care provider, the necessary care and services to treat the condition. 59A-36.007 An assisted living facility must provide care and services appropriate to the needs of residents accepted for admission to the facility. (1) SUPERVISION. Facilities must offer personal supervision as appropriate for each resident, including the following: (a) Monitoring of the quantity and quality of resident diets in accordance with rule 59A-36.012, F.A.C. (b) Daily observation by designated staff of the activities of the resident while on the premises, and awareness of the general health, safety, and physical and emotional well-being of the resident. (c) Maintaining a general awareness of the resident's whereabouts. The resident may travel independently in the community. (d) Contacting the resident's health care provider and other appropriate party such as the resident's family, guardian, health care surrogate, or case manager if the resident exhibits a significant change. (e) Contacting the resident's family, guardian, health care surrogate, or case manager if the resident is discharged or moves out. (f) Maintaining a written record, updated as needed, of any significant changes, any illnesses that resulted in medical attention, changes in the method of medication administration, or other changes that resulted in the provision of additional services. 01/27/2020
11/08/2019Complaint51NRA00303RESIDENT CARE - RIGHTS & FACILITY PROCEDURES59A-36.007 (6) RESIDENT RIGHTS AND FACILITY PROCEDURES. (a) A copy of the Resident Bill of Rights as described in section 429.28, F.S., or a summary provided by the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program must be posted in full view in a freely accessible resident area, and included in the admission package provided pursuant to rule 59A-36.006, F.A.C. (b) In accordance with section 429.28, F.S., the facility must have a written grievance procedure for receiving and responding to resident complaints and a written procedure to allow residents to recommend changes to facility policies and procedures. The facility must be able to demonstrate that such procedure is implemented upon receipt of a complaint. (c) The telephone number for lodging complaints against a facility or facility staff must be posted in full view in a common area accessible to all residents. The telephone numbers are: the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, 1(888)831-0404; Disability Rights Florida, 1(800)342-0823; the Agency Consumer Hotline 1(888)419-3456, and the statewide toll-free telephone number of the Florida Abuse Hotline, 1(800)96-ABUSE or 1(800)962-2873. The telephone numbers must be posted in close proximity to a telephone accessible by residents and the text must be a minimum of 14-point font. (d) The facility must have a written statement of its house rules and procedures that must be included in the admission package provided pursuant to rule 59A-36.006, F.A.C. The rules and procedures must at a minimum address the facility's policies regarding: 1. Resident responsibilities; 2. Alcohol and tobacco use; 3. Medication storage; 4. Resident elopement; 5. Reporting resident abuse, neglect, and exploitation; 6. Administrative and housekeeping schedules and requirements; 7. Infection control, sanitation, and universal precautions; and, 8. The requirements for coordinating the delivery of services to residents by third party providers. (e) Residents may not be required to perform any work in the facility without compensation. Residents may be required to clean their own sleeping areas or apartments if the facility rules or the facility contract includes such a requirement. If a resident is employed by the facility, the resident must be compensated in compliance with state and federal wage laws. (f) The facility must provide residents with convenient access to a telephone to facilitate the resident's right to unrestricted and private communication, pursuant to section 429.28(1)(d), F.S. The facility must allow unidentified telephone calls to residents. For facilities with a licensed capacity of 17 or more residents in which residents do not have private telephones, there must be, at a minimum, a readily accessible telephone on each floor of each building where residents reside. (g) In addition to the requirements of section 429.41(1)(k), F.S., the use of physical restraints by a facility on a resident must be reviewed by the resident's physician annually. Any device, including half-bed rails, which the resident chooses to use and can remove or avoid without assistance, is not considered a physical restraint. 429.28 Resident bill of rights.- (1) No resident of a facility shall be deprived of any civil or legal rights, benefits, or privileges guaranteed by law, the Constitution of the State of Florida, or the Constitution of the United States as a resident of a facility. Every resident of a facility shall have the right to: (a) Live in a safe and decent living environment, free from abuse and neglect. (b) Be treated with consideration and respect and with due recognition of personal dignity, individuality, and the need for privacy. (c) Retain and use his or her own clothes and other personal property in his or her immediate living quarters, so as to maintain individuality and personal dignity, except when the facility can demonstrate that such would be unsafe, impractical, or an infringement upon the rights of other residents. (d) Unrestricted01/27/2020
11/08/2019Complaint51NRA00563MEDICATION - LABELING AND ORDERS(7) MEDICATION LABELING AND ORDERS. (a) The facility may not store prescription drugs for self-administration, assistance with self-administration, or administration unless they are properly labeled and dispensed in accordance with chapters 465 and 499, F.S., and rule 64B16-28.108, F.A.C. If a customized patient medication package is prepared for a resident, and separated into individual medicinal drug containers, then the following information must be recorded on each individual container: 1. The resident's name; and, 2. The identification of each medicinal drug in the container. (b) Except with respect to the use of pill organizers as described in subsection (2), no individual other than a pharmacist may transfer medications from one storage container to another. (c) If the directions for use are "as needed" or "as directed," the health care provider must be contacted and requested to provide revised instructions. For an "as needed" prescription, the circumstances under which it would be appropriate for the resident to request the medication and any limitations must be specified; for example, "as needed for pain, not to exceed 4 tablets per day." The revised instructions, including the date they were obtained from the health care provider and the signature of the staff who obtained them, must be noted in the medication record, or a revised label must be obtained from the pharmacist. (d) Any change in directions for use of a medication that the facility is administering or providing assistance with self-administration must be accompanied by a written, faxes, or electronic copy of a medication order issued and signed by the resident's health care provider. The new directions must promptly be recorded in the resident's medication observation record. The facility may then obtain a revised label from the pharmacist or place an "alert" label on the medication container that directs staff to examine the revised directions for use in the medication observation record. (e) A nurse may take a medication order by telephone. Such order must be promptly documented in the resident's medication observation record. The facility must obtain a written medication order from the health care provider within 10 working days. A faxed or electronic copy of a signed order is acceptable. (f) The facility must make every reasonable effort to ensure that prescriptions for residents who receive assistance with self-administration of medication or medication administration are filled or refilled in a timely manner. (g) Pursuant to section 465.0276(5), F.S., and rule 61N-1.006, F.A.C., sample or complimentary prescription drugs that are dispensed by a health care provider, must be kept in their original manufacturer's packaging, which must include the practitioner's name, the resident's name for whom they were dispensed, and the date they were dispensed. If the sample or complimentary prescription drugs are not dispensed in the manufacturer's labeled package, they must be kept in a container that bears a label containing the following: 1. Practitioner's name, 2. Resident's name, 3. Date dispensed, 4. Name and strength of the drug, 5. Directions for use; and, 6. Expiration date. (h) Pursuant to section 465.0276(2)(c), F.S., before dispensing any sample or complimentary prescription drug, the resident's health care provider must provide the resident with a written prescription, or a faxed or electronic copy of such order. 01/27/2020
11/08/2019Complaint51NRA00843TRAINING - ASSIS SELF-ADMIN MEDS & MED MGMT59A-36.011 (6) ASSISTANCE WITH THE SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION AND MEDICATION MANAGEMENT. Unlicensed persons who will be providing assistance with the self-administration of medications as described in rule 59A-36.008, F.A.C., must meet the training requirements pursuant to section 429.52(6), F.S., prior to assuming this responsibility. Courses provided in fulfilment of this requirement must meet the following criteria: (a) Training must cover state law and rule requirements with respect to the supervision, assistance, administration, and management of medications in assisted living facilities; procedures and techniques for assisting the resident with self-administration of medication including how to read a prescription label; providing the right medications to the right resident; common medications; the importance of taking medications as prescribed; recognition of side effects and adverse reactions and procedures to follow when residents appear to be experiencing side effects and adverse reactions; documentation and record keeping; and medication storage and disposal. Training shall include demonstrations of proper techniques, including techniques for infection control, and ensure unlicensed staff have adequately demonstrated that they have acquired the skills necessary to provide such assistance. (b) The training must be provided by a registered nurse or licensed pharmacist who shall issue a training certificate to a trainee who demonstrates, in person and both physically and verbally, the ability to: 1. Read and understand a prescription label; 2. Provide assistance with self-administration in accordance with section 429.256, F.S., and rule 59A-36.008, F.A.C., including: a. Assist with oral dosage forms, topical dosage forms, and topical ophthalmic, otic and nasal dosage forms; b. Measure liquid medications, break scored tablets, and crush tablets in accordance with prescription directions; c. Recognize the need to obtain clarification of an "as needed" prescription order; d. Recognize a medication order which requires judgment or discretion, and to advise the resident, resident's health care provider or facility employer of inability to assist in the administration of such orders; e. Complete a medication observation record; f. Retrieve and store medication; g. Recognize the general signs of adverse reactions to medications and report such reactions; h. Assist residents with insulin syringes that are prefilled with the proper dosage by a pharmacist and insulin pens that are prefilled by the manufacturer by taking the medication, in its previously dispensed, properly labeled container, from where it is stored, and bringing it to the resident for self-injection; i. Assist with nebulizers; j. Use a glucometer to perform blood glucose testing; k. Assist residents with oxygen nasal cannulas and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices, excluding the titration of the oxygen levels; l. Apply and remove anti-embolism stockings and hosiery; m. Placement and removal of colostomy bags, excluding the removal of the flange or manipulation of the stoma site; and, n. Measurement of blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and respiratory rate. (c) Unlicensed persons, as defined in section 429.256(1)(b), F.S., who provide assistance with self-administered medications and have successfully completed the initial 6 hour training, must obtain, annually, a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education training on providing assistance with self-administered medications and safe medication practices in an assisted living facility. The 2 hours of continuing education training may be provided online. (d) Trained unlicensed staff who, prior to the effective date of this rule, assist with the self-administration of medication and have successfully completed 4 hours of assistance with self-administration of medication training must complete an additional 2 hours of training that focuses on the topics listed in sub-01/27/2020
10/28/2019Monitor9ZZKNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
06/04/2019MonitorDR74A00103ADMISSIONS - CONTINUED RESIDENCY429.26 (1) The owner or administrator of a facility is responsible for determining the appropriateness of admission of an individual to the facility and for determining the continued appropriateness of residence of an individual in the facility. A determination shall be based upon an assessment of the strengths, needs, and preferences of the resident, the care and services offered or arranged for by the facility in accordance with facility policy, and any limitations in law or rule related to admission criteria or continued residency for the type of license held by the facility under this part. A resident may not be moved from one facility to another without consultation with and agreement from the resident or, if applicable, the resident's representative or designee or the resident's family, guardian, surrogate, or attorney in fact. In the case of a resident who has been placed by the department or the Department of Children and Families, the administrator must notify the appropriate contact person in the applicable department. (9) A terminally ill resident who no longer meets the criteria for continued residency may remain in the facility if the arrangement is mutually agreeable to the resident and the facility; additional care is rendered through a licensed hospice, and the resident is under the care of a physician who agrees that the physical needs of the resident are being met. 58A-5.0181 (4) CONTINUED RESIDENCY. Except as follows in paragraphs (a) through (c) of this subsection, criteria for continued residency in any licensed facility must be the same as the criteria for admission. As part of the continued residency criteria, a resident must have a face-to-face medical examination by a health care provider at least every 3 years after the initial assessment, or after a significant change, whichever comes first. A significant change is defined in rule 58A-5.0131, F.A.C. The results of the examination must be recorded on AHCA Form 1823, which is incorporated by reference in paragraph (2)(b) of this rule and must be completed in accordance with that paragraph. Exceptions to the requirement to meet the criteria for continued residency are: (a) The resident may be bedridden for no more than 7 consecutive days. (b) A resident requiring care of a stage 2 pressure sore may be retained provided that: 1. The resident contracts directly with a licensed home health agency or a nurse to provide care, or the facility has a limited nursing services license and services are provided pursuant to a plan of care issued by a health care provider, 2. The condition is documented in the resident's record; and, 3. If the resident's condition fails to improve within 30 days, as documented by a health care provider, the resident must be discharged from the facility. (c) A terminally ill resident who no longer meets the criteria for continued residency may continue to reside in the facility if the following conditions are met: 1. The resident qualifies for, is admitted to, and consents to receive services from a licensed hospice that coordinates and ensures the provision of any additional care and services that the resident may need; 2. Both the resident, or the resident's legal representative if applicable, and the facility agree to continued residency; 3. A licensed hospice, in consultation with the facility, develops and implements a interdisciplinary care plan that specifies the services being provided by hospice and those being provided by the facility; and, 4. Documentation of the requirements of this paragraph is maintained in the resident's file. (d) The facility administrator is responsible for monitoring the continued appropriateness of placement of a resident in the facility at all times. (e) A hospice resident that meets the qualifications of continued residency pursuant to this subsection may only receive services from the assisted living facility's staff which are within the scope of the facility's license. (f) 07/26/2019
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