Cortland Place

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
RI State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 6
RI Deficiencies Range: 1–19
Complaints & Incidents: 7
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.

October 31, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/30/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Very Low
Some
11/30/2013

May 02, 2013 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
Few
5/17/2013
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Very Low
Many
5/17/2013

November 09, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
High
Some
12/9/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Hire a qualified dietician.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
11/29/2012
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
High
Some
11/29/2012
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
High
Some
11/29/2012
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.
High
Some
12/9/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
High
Some
12/9/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
High
Some
11/29/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
High
Some
11/29/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
High
Some
12/9/2012
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to residentâ’s clinical condition.
Some
Few
12/9/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Many
12/9/2012
Provide a tasty and well-balanced diet that meets the nutritional needs of each resident.
Low
Some
12/9/2012
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
12/9/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/9/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/9/2012
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Few
12/9/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Many
12/9/2012

November 09, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide doctor's orders for the resident's immediate care at the time the resident was admitted.
Low
Few
12/9/2012
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
12/9/2012
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Some
12/9/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
12/9/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
12/9/2012
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
Some
12/9/2012
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.
High
Some
11/29/2012

March 30, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/18/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
4/18/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Some
4/18/2012
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Few
4/18/2012

December 01, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
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
Not Corrected

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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