Meriden Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 7
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.

September 12, 2013 Health Inspection

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.
Low
Some
10/23/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
10/23/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
10/23/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
10/23/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
10/23/2013
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
10/23/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
10/23/2013

November 26, 2012 Health Inspection

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
1/4/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
1/4/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/4/2013
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
1/4/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
1/4/2013

October 12, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
11/21/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
11/21/2011
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
11/21/2011

September 12, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/23/2013

October 12, 2011 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
11/21/2011

August 26, 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
Few
10/4/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/4/2011

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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