37. Unannounced Visit: Administrative Disrespect Copy

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Facility Type: 730/733 (Group Home)

Allegations
Administrator does not treat clients with respect.
Administrator uses inappropriate discipline.

Investigation Findings
Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) conducted a follow-up complaint inspection at the Group Home (GH) and met with Counselor. The purpose of the inspection was to deliver the findings for the above complaint allegations.

The department received the above complaint and conducted an investigation at the facility. LPA has conducted interviews with administrator and clients. Based on the statements in the interviews provided, they are consistent with the allegations above. There is a preponderance of the evidence to prove the above complaint allegations occurred. Therefore, the above allegations are substantiated.

Deficiencies were cited and appeal rights were provided and discussed with Administrator.

Exit interview conducted and a copy of the report was left at the facility.

Deficiency Type /
Section Number
DEFICIENCIESPLAN OF CORRECTIONS (POCs)
Type B
08/08/2018
Section Cited
CCR
84072(c)(13)
Personal Rights. Personal rights include dignity in personal relationships with staff and other persons.
Administrator does not treat clients with respect by bribing them with money to change the television channel so that other clients cannot watch it. Administrator has also put clients on the spot about who will move from a certain place in a room and/or sofa. Administrator threatens clients by telling them to choose themselves, or that he will choose a client to move.
POC is not needed at this time, as there are no clients in care. However, prior to the Administrator accepting any new clients, a complete Personal Rights training will be required. Administrator to notify CCL prior to accepting any clients.
Type B
08/08/2018
Section Cited
CCR
84172(23)
To have fair and equal access to all available services, placement, care, treatment, and benefits, and to not be subjected to discrimination or harassment on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnic group identification, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, or HIV status. Administrator utilizes a level system and shows favoritism to some clients over others.POC is not needed at this time, as there are no clients in care. However, prior to the Administrator accepting any new clients, a complete Personal Rights training will be required. Administrator to notify CCL prior to accepting any clients.

 

Source
Facility Report

https://secure.dss.ca.gov/ccld/TransparencyAPI/api/FacilityReports?facNum=430707884&inx=39

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