Southern California Nursing Home Citation Watch

This list contains the issuance of citations to Southern California nursing facilities by the California Department of Public Health over the last six months. All the citations listed are issued for reasons related to patient care. For verification of the citation, please contact the local department office or Walton Law Firm LLP.

<font size='2'Facility Date Citation
Los Angeles Nursing Homes
Ayer-Lar Health Care Center 09/21/07 Class B
Bellflower Convalescent 01/29/08 Class B
Brierwood Terrace Convalescent 12/28/07 Class B
Calif. Healthcare and Rehabilitation 11/14/07 Class B
Casitas Care Center 12/19/07 Class B
Chandler Convalescent 10/3/07 Class B
Country Villa Los Feliz 11/29/07 Class B
Country Villa Wilshire 01/4/08 Class A
North Walk Villa Convalescent 12/10/07 Class A
Orange County Nursing Homes
Coastal Community Hospital 10/11/07 Class A
San Bernardino Nursing Homes
Citrus Nursing Center 10/11/07 Class AA
Ontario Health Center 03/19/07 Class A
Sky Harbor Care Center 10/24/07 Class AA
San Diego Nursing Homes
La Mesa Healthcare Center 02/06/08 Class B
Lemon Grove Care and Rehabilitation 01/10/08 Class B
Life Care Center Escondido 01/24/08 Class B
Palomar Continuing Care 11/15/07 Class A
Palomar Heights Care Center 01/31/08 Class AA
Pleasant Care Convalescent 10/19/07 Class B
Villa Las Palmas Healthcare 12/14/07 Class B
Vista Knoll Specialized Care 12/4/07 Class B
Ventura Nursing Homes
Maywood Acres Healthcare 11/5/2007 Class A
Victoria Care Center 11/20/07 Class A

Class AA: The most serious violation, AA citations are issued when a resident death has occurred in such a way that it has been directly and officially attributed to the responsibility of the facility, and carry fines of $25,000 to $100,000.

Class A: Class A citations are issued when violations present imminent danger to patients or the substantial probability of death or serious harm, and carry fines from $2,000 to $20,000.

Class B: Class B citations carry fines from $100 to $1000 and are issued for violations which have a direct or immediate relationship to health, safety, or security, but do not qualify as A or AA citations.