Heritage Commons Residential Health Care

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 9
NY State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
NY Deficiencies Range: 1–23
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.

March 28, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
5/22/2013
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
5/22/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
5/22/2013
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
Some
5/22/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Some
5/22/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/22/2013
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
5/22/2013
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Low
Few
5/22/2013
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
5/22/2013

May 17, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
7/2/2012
Provide doctor's orders for the resident's immediate care at the time the resident was admitted.
Low
Few
7/2/2012
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
7/2/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
7/2/2012
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
7/2/2012
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
7/2/2012
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
7/2/2012

April 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
6/8/2011

March 28, 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
5/22/2013

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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