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Walnut Hill Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 180
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 01/13/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 01/13/2012
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in CT: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CT: 0 - 10
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/08/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2011

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
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. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
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. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some
Protect each resident from all abuse 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
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. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 3 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Many
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Many
1) Protect current or future residents from giving up their Medicaid or Medicare benefits; or 2) follow federal rules for admissions. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some
1) Protect current or future residents from giving up their Medicaid or Medicare benefits; or 2) follow federal rules for admissions. 03/00/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some

Inspection, 02/04/2011

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
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. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Some
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/04/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 02/06/2006 02/06/2006 4 Some
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 Few and develop corrective plans of action.
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 comfortable and home-like environment; and allow r clean
Have a program that investigates 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse 02/06/2006 02/06/2006 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 02/06/2006 02/06/2006 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Provide resident groups or resident family groups with private space to meet. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 02/06/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 02/03/2006

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 02/03/2006 01/02/2007 Many controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/03/2006 01/02/2007 2 Some

Inspection, 01/09/2003

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2003 03/00/2004 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 01/09/2003 03/00/2004 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 02/03/2002

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 02/03/2002 02/01/2003 investigation identification
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/03/2002 02/01/2003 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/03/2002 02/01/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 01/03/2001

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
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. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Some
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 2 Few
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 1 Many
Immediately tell the resident 01/03/2001 02/03/2002 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in CT Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 108 125
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 3 hours 42 minutes 3 hours 9 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 2 hours 55 minutes 49 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 2 hours 58 minutes 2 hours 19 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 4 hours 33 minutes 3 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 01/09/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 01/09/2012
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CT: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CT: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/02/2012

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/02/2012 02/05/2002 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof. 00/02/2012 02/05/2002 2 Few
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 00/02/2012 02/05/2002 2 Many
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 00/02/2012 02/05/2002 2 Many

Inspection, 03/00/2011

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 03/00/2011 03/01/2001 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 03/00/2011 03/01/2001 2 Many
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 03/00/2011 03/01/2001 2 Many
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen. 03/00/2011 03/01/2001 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 03/00/2011 03/01/2001 2 Many

Inspection, 00/09/2001

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/09/2001 00/05/2004 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/09/2001 00/05/2004 2 Few
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 00/09/2001 00/05/2004 2 Few
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 00/09/2001 00/05/2004 2 Some
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 00/09/2001 00/05/2004 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 00/09/2001 00/05/2004 2 Some
 

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New Britain, CT 06052

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