MARGUERITE GARDENS

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

MARGUERITE GARDENS
700 N STONEMAN AVE
ALHAMBRA, CA 91801
(626) 300-0400

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

52%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 23
  • Certified Beds: 44

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Marguerite Gardens

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) Hours32 Minutes35 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours57 Minutes29 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 13 Minutes2 Hours and 14 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 29 Minutes1 Hour and 3 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 42 Minutes3 Hours and 17 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 Had a Urinary Tract Infection4%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder43%58%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious-9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse10%10%

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 01/12/2011.

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: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Train All Employees on What to Do in an Emergency.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That the Attending Doctor Orders Special Diets.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011

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: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011
Use a Registered Nurse at Least 8 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011

Resident Assessment

Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/20/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011
Do an Assessment of the Resident Every Year.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/10/2011

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 Marguerite Gardens 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 01/10/2011.

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

Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2008
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 11/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009

Building Service Equipment

Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 01/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Signs That State That Exit Doors Are to Be Kept Closed.
  • Inspection Date: 11/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 11/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2008

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 11/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 11/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 01/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 11/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2009
Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 01/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

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: 09/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health Services of California - Licensing and Certification Program - Retrieved 2011