Northbridge Health Care Center

Health Inspections

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

August 30, 2013 Health Inspection

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
10/11/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
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
10/11/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
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
10/11/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
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
10/11/2013

November 05, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
12/14/2012
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
Few
12/14/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
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
12/14/2012

September 12, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
10/24/2011

August 30, 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 .
Some
Few
10/11/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
10/11/2013
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Few
10/11/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
10/11/2013

September 12, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
10/24/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
10/24/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/24/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
10/24/2011

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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