General Information: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Nursing home name BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Address48 CEDAR STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11221
Phone number (718) 455-6200
Located within a hospital No
Type of ownership Non profit - Corporation
Owner operates multiple homesNo
Accept Medicare or Medicaid Medicare and Medicaid
Continue Care Retirement CommunityNo
Resident and family councils Both
Certified number of beds 240
Total number of residents 231
Perc of occupied beds 96
Sprinkler status Yes
Number of Facility Reported Incidents1
Number of Substantiated Complaints0
Number of Fines0
Total Amount of Fines$0
Total Number of Penalties0
Total Number of Penalties0
Ratings Summary: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Overall rating 5
5
Nursing Home Staffing 3
3
Registered Nurses only 3
3
Health Inspections 4
4
Quality Measures 5
5
Nursing Home Staffing Info: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
National AverageNew York AverageBUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Overall staff rating NA NA 3
3
Registered Nurses only rating NANA 3
3
Total Number of Residents NA NA 231
Total Number of Nurse Staff Hours per Resident per Day 4.11 hours 3.95 hours 3.37 hours
Total Number of Licensed Nurse Staff Hours per Resident per Day 1.64 hours 1.56 hours 1.06 hours
Registered Nurses Hours per Residents per Day 0.81 hours 0.72 hours 0.55 hours
Licensed Practical or Vacation Nurses Hours per Resident per Day 0.83 hours 0.84 hours 0.51 hours
Certified Nursing Assistants Hours per Residents per Day 2.47 hours 2.39 hours 2.31 hours
Physical Therapy Staffing Hours per Resident Per Day 0.1 hours 0.1 hours 0.07 hours
Health Survey: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Heath Survey Summary on 2013-02-28
Total Number of Health Deficiencies 2
Scope and Severity of most Severe Health Deficiency Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Heath Survey Summary on 2012-01-04
Total Number of Health Deficiencies 3
Scope and Severity of most Severe Health Deficiency Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Heath Survey Summary on 2010-12-08
Total Number of Health Deficiencies 2
Scope and Severity of most Severe Health Deficiency Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Health Survey Details: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Inspection Results: 02/28/2013
Corrected Deficiency Scope and Severity
04/15/2013 Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
04/15/2013 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Inspection Results: 01/04/2012
Corrected Deficiency Scope and Severity
01/10/2012 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
01/16/2012 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
02/24/2012 Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Inspection Results: 12/08/2010
Corrected Deficiency Scope and Severity
01/01/2011 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
01/20/2011 Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm

Fire Safety Survey: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Fire Safety Survey Summary on 2013-02-28
Total Number of Fire SafetyDeficiencies 5
Scope and Severity of most Severe Health Deficiency Pattern/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Fire Safety Survey Summary on 2012-01-04
Total Number of Fire SafetyDeficiencies 1
Scope and Severity of most Severe Health Deficiency Pattern/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Fire Safety Survey Summary on 2010-12-08
Total Number of Fire SafetyDeficiencies 0
Scope and Severity of most Severe Health Deficiency
Fire Safety Survey: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Fire Safety Survey Results: 02/28/2013
Corrected Deficiency Severity
04/15/2013 Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
04/15/2013 Portable fire extinguishers. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
04/01/2013 Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
04/15/2013 Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building. Pattern/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
03/04/2013 Exits that are accessible at all times. Isolated/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Fire Safety Survey Results: 01/04/2012
Corrected Deficiency Severity
03/01/2012 Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. Pattern/Minimal harm or potential for actual harm

Resident Complaints: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Date Complaint Substantiated: 08/31/2012
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
09/17/2012Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. D

Quality Measures: BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Quality Measures National Average New York Average BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE
Overall quality rating NA NA 5
5
Long-Stay Residents
Percent of Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 15.4% 14.3% 19.7%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 8.3% 5.9% 0.2%
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 6.1% 7.7% 10.6%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 7.2% 6.3% 8.6%
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 43.9% 44.4% 47.4%
Percent of Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 3.2% 2.7% 1.3%
Percent of Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 6.2% 5.8% 3.4%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 6.3% 11.6% 1.3%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 1.4% 1.8% 0.0%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3.2% 2.7% 1.8%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 92.7% 93.9% 98.2%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 94.3% 96.9% 97.1%
Percent of Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 20.7% 18.7% 29.4%
Short-Stay Residents
Percent of Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 19.2% 14.6% 5.1%
Percent of Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1.2% 1.2% 0.6%
Percent of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 83.4% 83.1% 82.1%
Percent of Short Stay Residents Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 82.4% 83.8% 67.5%
Percent of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2.6% 2.4% 0.6%

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