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Paradigm Healthcare Center Of South Windsor

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 120
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? No
Family Council? Yes
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: 09/19/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 09/19/2011
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, 01/04/2011

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. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Some
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Some
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. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 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. 01/04/2011 02/06/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2010

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 00/06/2010 01/01/2011 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/06/2010 01/01/2011 2 Few
Have a program that investigates 00/06/2010 01/01/2011 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 00/06/2010 01/01/2011 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/06/2010 01/01/2011 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services 00/06/2010 01/01/2011 colostomy including: injections

Inspection, 01/09/2009

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 1 Many
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 1 Many
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. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Protect each resident from all abuse 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
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. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 3 Few
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 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. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 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. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 1 Some
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 1 Many
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few
Immediately tell the resident 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/09/2009 01/01/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Operate and provide services according to Federal 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 and local laws and professional standards. State
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 Many and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 Many and develop corrective plans of action.
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Have a program that investigates 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
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%. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 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. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 colostomy including: injections
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 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. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 1 Many
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 02/08/2006 00/06/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 00/08/2005 01/09/2006 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 00/08/2005 01/09/2006 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly care for residents needing special services 00/08/2005 01/09/2006 colostomy including: injections

Inspection, 02/08/2003

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. 02/08/2003 00/05/2004 3 Few
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. 02/08/2003 00/05/2004 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. 02/08/2003 00/05/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2001

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. 01/04/2001 02/05/2002 3 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/04/2001 02/05/2002 3 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 01/04/2001 02/05/2002 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 01/04/2001 02/05/2002 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/04/2001 02/05/2002 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 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 108 84
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 3 hours 42 minutes 1 hour 43 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 2 hours 55 minutes 43 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 2 hours 58 minutes 59 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 4 hours 33 minutes 2 hours 15 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: 09/13/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 09/13/2011
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, 01/06/2011

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/06/2011 00/03/2001 2 Some

Inspection, 01/03/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A complete sprinkler system with alarm system connection. 01/03/2009 00/01/2010 2 Few
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/03/2009 00/01/2010 2 Few
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/03/2009 00/01/2010 2 Few
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 01/03/2009 00/01/2010 2 Some
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. 01/03/2009 00/01/2010 2 Few
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. 01/03/2009 00/01/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 02/03/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/03/2006 01/06/2008 2 Many
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 02/03/2006 02/07/2008 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/03/2006 01/06/2008 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/03/2006 02/05/2006 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/03/2006 02/05/2006 2 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 02/03/2006 02/07/2008 2 Many
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/03/2006 02/08/2007 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. 02/03/2006 01/03/2009 2 Few
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/03/2006 01/06/2008 2 Many
 

1060 Main St
South Windsor, CT 06074

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