ARARAT NURSING FACILITY

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Ararat Nursing Facility. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

ARARAT NURSING FACILITY
15099 MISSION HILLS ROAD
MISSION HILLS, CA 91345
(818) 837-1800

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 196
  • Certified Beds: 196

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Ararat Nursing Facility. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1627.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-1050.8%
Total Percent:78.7%
 

Low Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 45 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Three days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Two services of restorative nursing six days per week
ADL Index Range: 11-1621.3%
Total Percent:21.3%
 

Rating Details For Ararat Nursing Facility

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours16 Minutes41 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours43 Minutes31 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 31 Minutes2 Hours and 27 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours59 Minutes1 Hour and 12 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 30 Minutes3 Hours and 39 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for California are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityCalifornia Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%86%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder66%58%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection1%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse3%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased6%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious12%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%5%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 12/08/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That the Attending Doctor Orders Special Diets.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Make Sure That the Attending Doctor Orders Special Diets.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008

Resident Rights

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.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Ararat Nursing Facility, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/05/2008

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/05/2008

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Ararat Nursing Facility had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 12/08/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health Services of California - Licensing and Certification Program - Retrieved 2011