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Branford Hills Healthcare Ctr

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 190
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: 07/18/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 07/18/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in CT: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CT: 0 - 10

Inspection, 01/00/2009

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. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 3 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 3 Few
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. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 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. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 2 Few
Protect each resident from all abuse 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 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
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 2 Some
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. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 3 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 3 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 3 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 3 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/00/2009 02/04/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2009

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 00/07/2009 01/04/2010 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 00/07/2009 01/04/2010 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/07/2009 01/04/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2007

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, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 01/08/2007 01/09/2008 2 Few
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. 01/08/2007 01/09/2008 2 Few
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 01/08/2007 01/09/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2006

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. 01/04/2006 02/07/2007 3 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/04/2006 02/07/2007 3 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. 01/04/2006 02/07/2007 3 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Let residents refuse treatment 01/04/2006 02/07/2007 or formulate advance directives. refuse to take part in an experiment
Immediately tell the resident 01/04/2006 02/07/2007 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 01/00/2005

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. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 3 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/00/2005 01/04/2007 2 Few

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 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 108 183
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 3 hours 42 minutes 1 hour 20 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 2 hours 55 minutes 50 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 2 hours 58 minutes 30 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 4 hours 33 minutes 2 hours 17 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: 07/12/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 07/12/2011
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, 00/07/2009

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes. 00/07/2009 00/05/2010 2 Some

Inspection, 01/02/2007

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 01/02/2007 01/02/2008 2 Few
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/02/2007 01/02/2008 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. 01/02/2007 01/02/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2005

Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 00/07/2005 02/00/2005 2 Many
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. 00/07/2005 00/08/2005 2 Some
 

189 Alps Rd
Branford, CT 06405

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