New Found Life

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Contact Information
Licensee Name
New Found Life, Inc.
2211, 2213, 2135 and 2137 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803-2440
Facility Name
Identification Number
190184AP
Reviews & Findings
Dates of Review
25-Oct-16
Type of Review
CERTIFICATION COMPLIANCE REVIEW
Deficiencies

1) Section 12040 Medications

The above section states, “All alcohol and/or other drug programs shall have written policy statement regarding the use of prescribed medications by program participants. Such a policy shall not necessarily preclude the licit of prescribed medications.”

The provider was deficient in meeting the above standard because per the facility medication destruction policy, “medications will be placed in a bin to be transported to the pharmacy for destruction.” However, clients one and six had discontinued medication in their bins. The policy was deficient because it did not specify when medication be removed from client bins.

2) Section 17010(e)(19) Program Policies

The above section states, “All program policies and procedures shall be contained in an operation manual that is located at each certified site and that shall be available to staff and volunteers. The policies and procedures manual shall contain but not be limited to the following: (e) Policies and procedures; (19) Use of prescribed medications by participants.

(Please refer to citation number one) The Provider was deficient in meeting the above standard because per the facility medication destruction policy, medications will be placed in a bin to be transported to the pharmacy for destruction.” However, clients one and six had discontinued medication in their bins. The policy was deficient because it did not specify when medication be removed from client bins.

Deficiencies 2

1) Title 9, Section 10563 Accountability Class B

The above section states, “The licensee, whether an individual or other entity, is accountable for the general supervision of the licensed facility, and for the establishment of policies concerning its operation.”

The licensee was deficient in meeting this regulation because per the facility medication destruction policy, “medications will be placed in a bin to be transported to the pharmacy for destruction.” However, clients one and six had discontinued medication in their bins. The policy was deficient because it did not specify when medication be removed from client bins.

2) Title 9, Section 10572(b) Health-Related Services Class B

The above section states, in part, “(b) During the provision of alcoholism or drug abuse recovery or treatment services as defined in section 10501(a) of this sub chapter there shall be at least one person in the facility who is capable of providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid, notwithstanding section 10572(b)(1) of this sub chapter. Individuals providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid shall be qualified by the American Red Cross or other recognized agencies.”

Detailed Information
Census Data

TOTAL OCCUPANCY:
Approved: 30
Census: 17

TREATMENT CAPACITY:
Approved: 30
Census: 17