Cobalt Lodge Health Care & Rehabilitation

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 10
CT State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
CT Deficiencies Range: 1–16
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

January 09, 2013 Health Inspection

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 .
Some
Few
2/20/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Some
Few
2/20/2013
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
2/20/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
2/20/2013
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
2/20/2013
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
2/20/2013
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
2/20/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
2/20/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
2/20/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
2/20/2013

November 10, 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
12/22/2011
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Very Low
Some
12/22/2011

September 02, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Few
11/1/2010
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
11/1/2010
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/1/2010
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
11/1/2010

January 09, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
2/20/2013

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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