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7509 North Laurel Avenue
Fontana, CA 92336
(909) 822-8066

Data accessed December 18, 2019.

General Information

Laurel Convalescent Center is a for-profit company owned by Aaron Friedman, David Friedman, Tzippy Friedman-Notis, Ruchel Klavan, and Libby Lehman. A Medicare and Medicaid participant, this facility has 99 certified beds and is not located within a hospital or Continuing Care Retirement Community.

Fines and Citations

As a result of the facility’s most recent health inspection on March 22, 2019, the facility received 13 citations for various failures, including to:

  • Ensure the timely initiation of restorative nursing assistant services after a resident’s discharge from physical therapy.
  • Ensure a resident’s environment was free from accident hazards in an instance in which the resident was observed with an electrical space heater in their room with the door closed.
  • Ensure the execution of a physician’s orders connected to the administration of a resident’s stomach medication.
  • Ensure two residents received insulin in accordance with the physician’s orders.
  • Ensure a resident’s throat culture swab was conducted according to the doctor’s orders.
  • Ensure that the physician was notified about a resident’s abnormal test results.
  • Ensure a resident at risk for aspiration was provided with a food in accordance with physician’s orders.

Fire and Safety Inspections

This facility has automatic sprinkler systems in all required areas. Its most recent fire and safety inspection was on May 15, 2019, and 0 fire safety citations were issued. The average number of safety citations in California is 1.6; in the U.S., 3.0.

Staffing

Number of Residents
The average number of residents per day at this facility is 92.9.
The California average is 86.4.
The national average is 85.8.

Number of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day is 1 hour and 19 minutes.
The California average is 1 hour and 46 minutes.
The national average is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Number of RN Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of RN hours per resident per day is 15 minutes.
The California average is 38 minutes.
The national average is 41 minutes.

LPN/LVN Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of LPN/LVN hours per resident per day is 1 hour and 4 minutes.
The California average is 1 hour and 9 minutes.
The national average is 52 minutes.

Nurse Aide Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of nurse aid hours per resident per day is 2 hours and 28 minutes.
The California average is 2 hours 33 minutes.
The national average is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Physical Therapist Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of Physical Therapist staff hours per resident per day is 4 minutes.
The California Average is 6 minutes.
The national average is 5 minutes.

1. Vital Statistics

Number of Beds: 99 certified bedsinformation

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts:  Medicare and Medicaidinformation

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2. Key Ratings

Star Rating Summary
Overall Ratinginformation

Medicare assigns the overall star rating based on a nursing home’s performance on 3 separate measures: Health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. Each of these domains have their own star ratings, with more stars meaning better quality of care

Two Stars Below Average
Health Inspectioninformation

Medicare assigns the star rating based on a nursing home’s weighted score from recent health inspections. More stars means fewer health risks

One Star Much Below Average
Staffinginformation

Medicare assigns the star rating based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practice Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Nurse aides. More stars means a better level of staffing per nursing home resident

Two Stars Below Average
RN Staffing One Star Much Below Average
Quality Measuresinformation

Medicare assigns the star rating based on data from a select set of clinical data measures. More stars means better quality of care

Five Stars Much Above Average

3. Key Key Long Stay Statistics

Description Laurel Convalescent Hospital California Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
3.0% 6.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
35.6% 87.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
33.8% 89.3%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
4.3% 1.4%

4. Key Long Stay Statistics

Description Laurel Convalescent Hospital California Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
0.6% 1.8%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
1.9% 1.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
1.1% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
9.5% 7.1%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
51.6% 42.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
3.5% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.3% 0.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
5.8% 14.4%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
6.0% 9.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
2.0% 4.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
7.9% 16.1%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
82.8% 96.6%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
81.8% 96.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
6.3% 11.0%

5. Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 03/02/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 9
Average number of health deficiencies in California: 12.6