Suffield House

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
CT State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
CT Deficiencies Range: 1–25
Complaints & Incidents: 6
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.

November 06, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/9/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Very Low
Many
12/9/2013

August 24, 2012 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
Some
10/24/2012
Upon the death of a resident, convey the residentâ’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Low
Some
10/24/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
10/24/2012
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
10/24/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
10/24/2012
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
10/24/2012
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
10/24/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
10/24/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
10/24/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Very Low
Some
10/24/2012

June 23, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable.
Low
Few
8/4/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
8/4/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/4/2011
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
8/4/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
8/4/2011

August 24, 2012 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
10/24/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
10/24/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
10/24/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/24/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
10/24/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/24/2012

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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