Groton Community Health Care Center R C F

Health Inspections

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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
NY State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
NY Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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 01, 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
8/22/2013
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
9/29/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/29/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/29/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/26/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
9/29/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Some
8/23/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Some
9/29/2013

September 06, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
11/14/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
11/14/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/14/2012
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
11/14/2012
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
11/14/2012
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
11/14/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/14/2012

October 28, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
12/25/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/25/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/25/2011

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

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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