BELLFLOWER CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Bellflower Convalescent Hospital. 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

BELLFLOWER CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL
9710 E. ARTESIA AVE
BELLFLOWER, CA 90706
(562) 925-2274

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

78%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 46
  • Certified Beds: 59

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • 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 Bellflower Convalescent Hospital

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 Minutes44 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours41 Minutes33 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 58 Minutes2 Hours and 2 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours57 Minutes1 Hour and 17 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 55 Minutes3 Hours and 19 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 Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair9%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection-8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased6%11%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder-58%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight-7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse4%10%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious4%9%

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 06/06/2010.

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

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Train All Employees on What to Do in an Emergency.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/24/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2009
Keep All Essential Equipment Working Safely.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/16/2009
Provide Rooms That Are Big Enough for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/16/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010
Get Rid of Garbage Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010
Provide Rooms That Are Big Enough for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/17/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

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: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2009
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/24/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/13/2009
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Do a New Assessment After Any Major Change in a Resident's Physical or Mental Health.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2008
Honor All of the Resident's Rights As a Resident of the Nursing Home and As a Citizen or Resident of the United States.
  • Inspection Date: 02/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Let Residents Give Themselves Their Drugs if They Are Able.
  • Inspection Date: 06/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

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 Bellflower Convalescent Hospital 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 06/05/2010.

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

Properly Working Alarms on Sprinkler Valves.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Building Service Equipment

Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008
Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/28/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Interior Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008
Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/10/2008

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: 02/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health Services of California - Licensing and Certification Program - Retrieved 2011