Provider Name: BROOKDALE COLONIAL PARK
Provider Type: Assisted Living Facility
Inspection Data from January 1, 2008 to present
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06/24/2024StandardFEBQCZ814UnclassifiedBACKGROUND SCREENING CLEARINGHOUSE 
07/25/2022StandardELYOA00783STAFFING STANDARDS - STAFF(2) STAFF. (a) Within 30 days after beginning employment, newly hired staff must submit a written statement from a health care provider documenting that the individual does not have any signs or symptoms of communicable disease. The examination performed by the health care provider must have been conducted no earlier than 6 months before submission of the statement. Newly hired staff does not include an employee transferring without a break in service from one facility to another when the facility is under the same management or ownership. 1. Evidence of a negative tuberculosis examination must be documented on an annual basis. Documentation provided by the Florida Department of Health or a licensed health care provider certifying that there is a shortage of tuberculosis testing materials satisfies the annual tuberculosis examination requirement. An individual with a positive tuberculosis test must submit a health care provider's statement that the individual does not constitute a risk of communicating tuberculosis. 2. If any staff member has, or is suspected of having, a communicable disease, such individual must be immediately removed from duties until a written statement is submitted from a health care provider indicating that the individual does not constitute a risk of transmitting a communicable disease. (b) Staff must be qualified to perform their assigned duties consistent with their level of education, training, preparation, and experience. Staff providing services requiring licensing or certification must be appropriately licensed or certified. All staff must exercise their responsibilities, consistent with their qualifications, to observe residents, to document observations on the appropriate resident's record, and to report the observations to the resident's health care provider in accordance with this rule chapter. (c) All staff must comply with the training requirements of rule 59A-36.011, F.A.C. (d) An assisted living facility contracting to provide services to residents must ensure that individuals providing services are qualified to perform their assigned duties in accordance with this rule chapter. The contract between the facility and the staffing agency or contractor must specifically describe the services the staffing agency or contractor will provide to residents. (e) For facilities with a licensed capacity of 17 or more residents, the facility must: 1. Develop a written job description for each staff position and provide a copy of the job description to each staff member; and, 2. Maintain time sheets for all staff. (f) Level 2 background screening must be conducted for staff, including staff contracted by the facility to provide services to residents, pursuant to sections 408.809 and 429.174, F.S. 08/25/2022
07/25/2022StandardELYOA00823TRAINING - HIV/AIDS(4) HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS/ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (HIV/AIDS). Pursuant to section 381.0035, F.S., all facility employees, with the exception of employees subject to the requirements of section 456.033, F.S., must complete a one-time education course on HIV and AIDS, including the topics prescribed in the section 381.0035, F.S. New facility staff must obtain the training within 30 days of employment. Documentation of compliance must be maintained in accordance with subsection (12), of this rule. 08/25/2022
07/25/2022StandardELYOA00933FOOD SERVICE - DIETARY STANDARDS(2) DIETARY STANDARDS. (a) The meals provided by the assisted living facility must be planned based on the current USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, which are incorporated by reference and available for review at: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-04003, and the current summary of Dietary Reference Intakes established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2010, which are incorporated by reference and available for review at: http://iom.edu/Activities/Nutrition/SummaryDRIs/~/media/Files/Activity%20Files/Nutrition/DRIs/New%20Material/5DRI%20Values%20SummaryTables%2014.pdf. Therapeutic diets must meet these nutritional standards to the extent possible. (b) The residents' nutritional needs must be met by offering a variety of meals adapted to the food habits, preferences, and physical abilities of the residents, and must be prepared through the use of standardized recipes. For facilities with a licensed capacity of 16 or fewer residents, standardized recipes are not required. Unless a resident chooses to eat less, the facility must serve the standard minimum portions of food according to the Dietary Reference Intakes. (c) All regular and therapeutic menus to be used by the facility must be reviewed annually by a licensed or registered dietitian, a licensed nutritionist, or a registered dietetic technician supervised by a licensed or registered dietitian, or a licensed nutritionist to ensure the meals meet the nutritional standards established in this rule. The annual review must be documented in the facility files and include the original signature of the reviewer, registration or license number, and date reviewed. Portion sizes must be indicated on the menus or on a separate sheet. 1. Daily food servings may be divided among three or more meals per day, including snacks, as necessary to accommodate resident needs and preferences. 2. Menu items may be substituted with items of comparable nutritional value based on the seasonal availability of fresh produce or the preferences of the residents. (d) Menus must be dated and planned at least 1 week in advance for both regular and therapeutic diets. Residents must be encouraged to participate in menu planning. Planned menus must be conspicuously posted or easily available to residents. Regular and therapeutic menus as served, with substitutions noted before or when the meal is served, must be kept on file in the facility for 6 months. (e) Therapeutic diets must be prepared and served as ordered by the health care provider. 1. Facilities that offer residents a variety of food choices through a select menu, buffet style dining, or family style dining are not required to document what is eaten unless a health care provider's order indicates that such monitoring is necessary. However, the food items that enable residents to comply with the therapeutic diet must be identified on the menus developed for use in the facility. 2. The facility must document a resident's refusal to comply with a therapeutic diet and provide notification to the resident's health care provider of such refusal. (f) For facilities serving three or more meals a day, no more than 14 hours must elapse between the end of an evening meal containing a protein food and the beginning of a morning meal. Intervals between meals must be evenly distributed throughout the day with not less than 2 hours nor more than 6 hours between the end of one meal and the beginning of the next. For residents without access to kitchen facilities, snacks must be offered at least once per day. Snacks are not considered to be meals for the purposes of calculating the time between meals. (g) Food must be served attractively at safe and palatable temperatures. All residents must be encouraged to eat at tables in the dining areas. A supply of eating ware sufficient for all residents, including adaptive equipment if needed by any resident, must be on hand. (h) A08/25/2022
07/25/2022StandardELYOCZ8143BACKGROUND 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. 08/22/2022
03/22/2022ComplaintUNCINoneNoneNoneNoneNone
12/14/2020ComplaintWCP2CZ8303EMERGENCY 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) The agency may adopt rules relating to emergency management planning, communications, and operations. 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. 06/01/2021
12/03/2019Monitor1EJGA00093ADMISSIONS - 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. 12/23/2019
12/03/2019Monitor1EJGA01673RESIDENT CONTRACTS59A-36.018 Resident Contracts. (1) Pursuant to section 429.24, F.S., the facility must offer a contract for execution by the resident or the resident's legal representative before or at the time of admission. The contract must contain the following provisions: (a) A list of the specific services, supplies and accommodations to be provided by the facility to the resident, including limited nursing and extended congregate care services that the resident elects to receive; (b) The daily, weekly, or monthly rate; (c) A list of any additional services and charges to be provided that are not included in the daily, weekly, or monthly rates, or a reference to a separate fee schedule that must be attached to the contract; (d) A provision stating that at least 30 days written notice will be given before any rate increase; (e) Any rights, duties, or obligations of residents, other than those specified in section 429.28, F.S.; (f) The purpose of any advance payments or deposit payments, and the refund policy for such advance or deposit payments; (g) A refund policy that must conform to section 429.24(3), F.S.; (h) A written bed hold policy and provisions for terminating a bed hold agreement if a facility agrees in writing to reserve a bed for a resident who is admitted to a nursing home, health care facility, or psychiatric facility. The resident or responsible party must notify the facility in writing of any change in status that would prevent the resident from returning to the facility. Until such written notice is received, the agreed upon daily, weekly, or monthly rate may be charged by the facility unless the resident's medical condition prevents the resident from giving written notification, such as when a resident is comatose, and the resident does not have a responsible party to act on the resident's behalf; (i) A provision stating whether the facility is affiliated with any religious organization and, if so, which organization and its relationship to the facility; (j) A provision that, upon determination by the administrator or health care provider that the resident needs services beyond those that the facility is licensed to provide, the resident or the resident's representative, or agency acting on the resident's behalf, must be notified in writing that the resident must make arrangements for transfer to a care setting that is able to provide services needed by the resident. In the event the resident has no one to represent him or her, the facility must refer the resident to the social service agency for placement. If there is disagreement regarding the appropriateness of placement, provisions outlined in section 429.26(8), F.S., will take effect; (k) A provision that residents must be assessed upon admission pursuant to subsection 59A-36.006(2), F.A.C., and every 3 years thereafter, or after a significant change, pursuant to subsection (4), of that rule; (l) The facility's policies and procedures for self-administration, assistance with self-administration, and administration of medications, if applicable, pursuant to rule 59A-36.008, F.A.C. This also includes provisions regarding over-the-counter (OTC) products pursuant to subsection (8) of that rule; and, (m) The facility's policies and procedures related to a properly executed DH Form 1896, Do Not Resuscitate Order. (2) The resident, or the resident's representative, must be provided with a copy of the executed contract. (3) The facility may not levy an additional charge for any supplies, services, or accommodations that the facility has agreed by contract to provide as part of the standard daily, weekly, or monthly rate. The resident or resident's representative must be furnished in advance with an itemized written statement setting forth additional charges for any services, supplies, or accommodations available to residents not covered under the contract. An addendum must be added to the resident contract to reflect the additional services, supplies, or ac12/23/2019
12/03/2019Monitor1EJGCZ8144BACKGROUND SCREENING CLEARINGHOUSE435.12(2) Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse.- (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. 12/23/2019
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