Westgate Nursing Home

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 17
NY State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
NY Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

June 28, 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.
High
Many
8/16/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
High
Many
8/16/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Many
8/16/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
8/16/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
8/16/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/16/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
8/16/2013
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
Few
8/16/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
8/16/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
8/16/2013
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/16/2013
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
8/16/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/16/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/12/2013
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Low
Few
8/16/2013
Keep clinical record information safe.
Very Low
Some
8/16/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Very Low
Some
8/16/2013

April 25, 2012 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
6/18/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
6/18/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/18/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
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
6/18/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Provide residents with private access to a telephone.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Very Low
Many
6/18/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
6/18/2012
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Some
6/18/2012
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Very Low
Some
6/18/2012

June 17, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
8/9/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
8/9/2011
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Some
8/9/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
8/9/2011
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
8/9/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/9/2011
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
8/9/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
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
8/9/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
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
8/9/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/9/2011
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Low
Few
8/9/2011

December 06, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Few
1/17/2014
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/17/2014

June 28, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Many
8/16/2013

April 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
5/31/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
5/31/2013

April 04, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
4/18/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
4/18/2013

March 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
4/15/2013

February 08, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
3/31/2013
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
Few
3/1/2013

January 24, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
2/28/2013

December 31, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Some
2/28/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Let residents choose a personal doctor.
Low
Few
2/28/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
2/28/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
2/28/2013

August 03, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Some
9/10/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Some
9/10/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
9/10/2012
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.
Some
Few
9/10/2012

April 25, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
6/18/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/18/2012

November 21, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
1/10/2012

April 05, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
5/15/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/15/2011

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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