WESTSIDE COMMUNITY NURSING CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Westside Community Nursing Center. 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

WESTSIDE COMMUNITY NURSING CENTER
876 WEST 700 SOUTH
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84104
(801) 355-9649

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

89%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 32
  • Certified Beds: 36

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

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

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Rating Details For Westside Community Nursing Center

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) Hours36 Minutes48 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours25 Minutes35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 45 Minutes2 Hours and 29 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour1 Hour and 23 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 46 Minutes3 Hours and 52 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 Utah are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityUtah Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%91%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores21%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased22%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse11%13%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain20%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious24%22%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder40%50%

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 08/18/2010.

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

Administration

Hire Nurse Aides Who Have Completed Required Training and Shown That They Are Skilled.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2008
Hire Nurse Aides Who Have Shown That They Are Skilled and Care for Residents Safely On-The-Job.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Get Proof That a Nurse Aide Has the Training and Skills That the State Requires.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Give Lab Tests Only when the Attending Doctor Ordered Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Keep Complete, Dated Lab Records in the Resident's File.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010
Give Lab Tests Only when the Attending Doctor Ordered Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2008
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010

Quality Care

Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2008
Use a Registered Nurse at Least 8 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/14/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009

Resident Assessment

Keep Assessments Completed in the Preceding 15 Months in the Resident's Active Record.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2009

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: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2008
Properly Hold, Secure and Manage Each Resident's Personal Money Which is Deposited with the Nursing Home.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/05/2008
Quickly Give a Resident's Personal Money to the Heads of His or Her Estate After the Resident's Death.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/10/2008
Provide Proof That All Residents' Personal Money Which is Deposited with the Nursing Home, is Secure.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/16/2008

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 Westside Community Nursing Center 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 08/19/2010.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2008

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2008

Building Service Equipment

Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/08/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/11/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/08/2008
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/11/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2008
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2008

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2008

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2008
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/20/2009
Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2010
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2010
Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/20/2009

Vertical Openings

Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Dept of Health of Utah - Bureau of Medicare/Medicaid Program-Certification and Resident Assessment - Retrieved 2011