12. Complaint: Buildings and Grounds Copy

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Facility Type: 735 (Adult Residential)

Investigation Findings
Licensing Program Analyst arrived at the home to discuss Complaint #18-AR-20180312125203. During the complaint investigation, LPA toured the home and noted several deficiencies. Some of the deficiencies were repeat violations from LPA’s annual visit on 6/23/17.

See LIC809D for cited deficiencies per CA Code of Regulations Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8.

An exit interview was conducted and a copy of this report was provided to staff member.

Deficiency Type /
Section Number
DEFICIENCIESPLAN OF CORRECTIONS (POCs)
Type B
03/18/2018
Section Cited
CCR
80087(a)(1)
Buildings and grounds buildings and Grounds. The facility shall be kept clean, sanitary and in good repair at all times.

This requirement was not met as evidenced by:
The 3 doors in the breezeway are not sealed. They are also not weather resistant. One of the doors will not shut and another goes into Bedroom #6. They could allow insects and rodents access to the bedroom and kitchen areas. This poses a health and safety risk.
Licensee shall hire a licensed contractor to fix and seal the doors in the breezeway. The contractor shall be LICENSED. Proof that the doors have been sealed and fixed shall be provided to Licensing. Civil penalties assessed if not fixed. This is the second citation of this subsection civil penalties assessed today. The doors could allow rodents and insects access as well as heat and rain. The home does have a rodent problem.
Type B
03/21/2018
Section Cited
CCR
80088(f)
Fixtures, Furniture Equipment and Supplies. Solid waste shall be stored, located and disposed of in a manner that will not transmit communicable diseases or odors, create a nuisance, or provide a breeding place or food source for insects or rodents. Staff are throwing recycling cans and bottles on the recycling cans and bottles on the ground behind a fence in the backyard. There are also 4 mattresses, 2 night stands, a recliner and a bed frame disposed of in the field behind the home. They may be providing the breeding place or food source for insects or rodents.Licensee shall remove the mattresses and furniture from the field and provide proof that they were removed. Licensee shall also provide a covered trash can for the recycling of the bottles, cans and plastic. Proof shall be provided.
Type A
03/17/2018
Section Cited
CCR
80020(a)(2)
Fire Clearance-All facilities shall secure and maintain a fire clearance approved by the city or county fire department or the State Fire Marshal. Prior to the use of secured perimeters, an applicant or licensee for an Adult Residential Facility shall meet the fire clearance approval requirements.
This requirement has not been met as evidence by: The side gate in the backyard was padlocked at the time of visit and the slider door in Room #1 is broken and is hard to open. These are fire exits and pose an immediate health and safety risk to clients in care.
Licensee shall immediately unlock the side gate and keep the gate unlocked as it is fire exit. Licensee shall also fix the slider door in Room #1 to allow clients to exit in the event of an emergency. The gate was unlocked at the time of visit and will remain unlocked. Certification that the slider in Room #1 was repaired and is easily opened shall be provided.

Civil penalty assessed for Fire Clearance violations.
Type A
03/17/2018
Section Cited
CCR
80087(g)
Buildings and Grounds-Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, poisons and other items that could pose a danger if readily available to clients shall be stored where inaccessible to clients.
This requirement was not met as evidenced by:
LPA observed bowls of rodent poison(pellets) on the floor of client rooms. There were also mouse/rat traps accessible in client rooms as well as in the kitchen near the dining table. This is an immediate health and safety risk to clients.
Licensee shall immediately remove the poison from client rooms and ensure that any traps set are inaccessible to clients.

The poison was removed at the time of visit.

 

Source
Facility Report

https://secure.dss.ca.gov/ccld/TransparencyAPI/api/FacilityReports?facNum=336402418&inx=4

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