Cook Willow Convalescent Hospital

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
CT State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
CT Deficiencies Range: 1–25
Complaints & Incidents: 2
Updated June 19, 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.

October 03, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Low
Many
11/15/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Many
11/15/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
11/15/2013
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
11/15/2013
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
11/15/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
11/15/2013
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
11/15/2013
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Very Low
Many
11/15/2013

September 11, 2012 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
Many
10/3/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
10/3/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
10/3/2012

July 21, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Some
Few
9/12/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
9/12/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
9/12/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
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
9/12/2011
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Many
9/12/2011

October 03, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
11/15/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
11/15/2013

August 14, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
8/22/2013

January 31, 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
3/31/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
3/31/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
3/31/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
3/31/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
3/31/2013
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
Few
4/26/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
3/31/2013
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
4/26/2013

July 21, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Many
9/12/2011
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
9/12/2011
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/12/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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