Aurora Senior Living of East Hartford, LLC

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 11
CT State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
CT Deficiencies Range: 1–16
Complaints & Incidents: 3
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

March 19, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
Low
Many
4/30/2013
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Low
Many
4/30/2013
Keep clinical record information safe.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
4/30/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
4/30/2013

August 10, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
9/20/2012
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Some
9/20/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
9/20/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
9/20/2012

June 06, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Very Low
Many
7/18/2011

January 02, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests.
Low
Few
1/17/2014
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Some
1/17/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Few
1/2/2014

September 05, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/22/2013

April 25, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
4/30/2013

March 19, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/30/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
4/30/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
4/30/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Some
4/30/2013
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
4/30/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
5/10/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
4/30/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
4/30/2013

March 01, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
4/2/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
4/2/2013
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Allow residents to have visitors.
Low
Few
4/2/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
4/2/2013

February 19, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the united states.
Low
Few
4/2/2013

August 10, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/20/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Few
9/20/2012

June 01, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
7/13/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
7/13/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
7/13/2012

November 22, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
12/13/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Very Low
Many
12/13/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/13/2011

October 11, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/14/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/14/2011
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Very Low
Some
11/14/2011
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Some
11/14/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
11/14/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
11/14/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
11/14/2011

September 14, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
10/14/2011

June 06, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
7/18/2011
Let residents voice a complaint or grievance without being treated differently or badly.
Low
Few
7/18/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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