Provider Name: GREAT AMERICAN ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY AT BRADENTON LLC
Provider Type: Assisted Living Facility
Inspection Data from January 1, 2008 to present
Export Results


Survey DateInspection TypeTrack IDDeficiencyClassRequirement DescriptionCorrection Date
02/27/2024ComplaintES1YA00253RESIDENT CARE - SUPERVISION04/12/2024
02/27/2024ComplaintES1YA01613RECORDS - STAFF04/12/2024
09/05/2023Complaint8GZRNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
05/03/2023ComplaintTUGJNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
03/16/2023StandardL9B3A00563MEDICATION - 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. 05/03/2023
03/16/2023StandardL9B3A00813TRAINING - STAFF IN-SERVICE429.52(1) (1) Each new assisted living facility employee who has not previously completed core training must attend a preservice orientation provided by the facility before interacting with residents. The preservice orientation must be at least 2 hours in duration and cover topics that help the employee provide responsible care and respond to the needs of facility residents. Upon completion, the employee and the administrator of the facility must sign a statement that the employee completed the required preservice orientation. The facility must keep the signed statement in the employee's personnel record. (7) Facility staff shall participate in inservice training relevant to their job duties as specified by agency rule. Topics covered during the preservice orientation are not required to be repeated during inservice training. A single certificate of completion that covers all required inservice training topics may be issued to a participating staff member if the training is provided in a single training course. 59A-36.011 (2) STAFF PRESERVICE ORIENTATION. (a) Facilities must provide a preservice orientation of at least 2 hours to all new assisted living facility employees who have not previously completed core training as detailed in subsection (1). (b) New staff must complete the preservice orientation prior to interacting with residents. (c) Once complete, the employee and the facility administrator must sign a statement that the employee completed the preservice orientation which must be kept in the employee's personnel record. (d) In addition to topics that may be chosen by the facility administrator, the preservice orientation must cover: 1. Resident's rights; and, 2. The facility's license type and services offered by the facility. (3) STAFF IN-SERVICE TRAINING. Facility administrators or managers shall provide or arrange for the following in-service training to facility staff: (a) Staff who provide direct care to residents, other than nurses, certified nursing assistants, or home health aides trained in accordance with rule 59A-8.0095, F.A.C., must receive a minimum of 1 hour in-service training in infection control, including universal precautions and facility sanitation procedures, before providing personal care to residents. The facility must use its infection control policies and procedures when offering this training. Documentation of compliance with the staff training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1030, relating to blood borne pathogens, may be used to meet this requirement. (b) Staff who provide direct care to residents must receive a minimum of 1 hour in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects: 1. Reporting adverse incidents. 2. Facility emergency procedures including chain-of-command and staff roles relating to emergency evacuation. (c) Staff who provide direct care to residents, who have not taken the core training program, shall receive a minimum of 1 hour in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects: 1. Resident rights in an assisted living facility. 2. Recognizing and reporting resident abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The facility must use its abuse prevention policies and procedures when offering this training. (d) Staff who provide direct care to residents, other than nurses, CNAs, or home health aides trained in accordance with rule 59A-8.0095, F.A.C., must receive 3 hours of in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects: 1. Resident behavior and needs. 2. Providing assistance with the activities of daily living. (e) Staff who prepare or serve food, who have not taken the assisted living facility core training must receive a minimum of 1-hour-in-service training within 30 days of employment in safe food handling practices. (f) All facility staff shall receive in-service training regarding the facility's resident elopement response policies and procedures within05/03/2023
03/16/2023StandardL9B3CZ8303EMERGENCY 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. 05/03/2023
12/21/2022ComplaintIPJRNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
09/23/2022MonitorFS4KNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
07/26/2022Complaint4TEYNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
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