1) Title 9, Section 10565(b) Personnel Records
The above section states, ”All personnel shall have on file the record of the health screening as specified in Section 10564(c)(1), (2) of this sub chapter.”
The applicant was deficient in meeting the above regulation because health records were missing for employee 2.
2) Title 9, Section 10572(b)(1) Detoxification
The above section states, “Facilities providing detoxification services shall ensure that at least one person is always on the premises who is capable of providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.”
The applicant was deficient in meeting the above regulation because there was no policies and procedures for detoxification services.
3) Title 9, Section 10572(c)(1)(A)(G) Detoxification
The above section states, in part, “First aid supplies shall be maintained In the facility. (1) The supplies shall be maintained and be readily available in the facility: (A) A current edition of a first aid manual approved by the American Red Cross, the American Medical Association or a state or federal health agency (G) Thermometers”
The applicant was deficient in meeting the above regulation because the following was missing:
• First-aid manual
4) Title 9, Section 10572(d) Detoxification
The above section states, “The following information shall be readily available: (1) The name, address and telephone number of emergency agencies, including but not limited to the fire department, crisis center or paramedical unit. (2) The name and telephone number of an ambulance service. (3) It is recommended that residents sign consent forms in advance to permit the authorization of emergency medical care.”
The applicant was deficient in meeting the above regulation because emergency information could not be located upon request.
5) Title 9, Section 10572(f) Medications
The above section states, “Licit medications which are permitted by the licensee shall be controlled as specified by the licensee’s writ/an goals, objectives and procedures. Licit medications which have any depressive, stimulative, or any other psychoactive characteristics shall not be used by any resident, staff volunteer, or other person, and shall not be kept on the premises, except when medications is prescribed by an individual authorized to do so pursuant to Section 4036, chapter 9, division 2 of the Business and Professional Code, and who has full knowledge that the medications is to be used by a person affiliated with an alcoholism or drug abuse recovery or treatment facility.”
The applicant was deficient in meeting the above regulation because of the following:
• Adequate spacing for the storage of medications was not provided.
• Medication policy allowing clients to refuse their medications was not found.