Touchpoints At Bloomfield

140 Park Ave
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Hartford County
Phone: 860-243-9591
Provider Number: 075264
Last Inspection: 03/13/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
150
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
138
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
12
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
92%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


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  • County
  • CT
  • USA
  • 24
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  • 22
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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 24
  • 78
  • 22
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

3/13/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
 

4/3/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide residents with private access to a telephone. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/9/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Actual 4 5/9/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/9/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 5/9/2014
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/9/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/9/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/9/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/9/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 5/9/2014
 

5/3/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/14/2013
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/14/2013
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 6/14/2013
Failed To: Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/14/2013
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/14/2013
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/14/2013
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/14/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

2/17/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/27/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 3/27/2015
 

9/10/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/17/2014
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated : Actual 4 9/10/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg CT State Avg
Number of Residents 138 113.71 104.58
Registered Nurses 0.61 0.84 0.89
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.01 0.74 0.75
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.40 2.40 2.43
Total Staff Hours 4.02 3.98 4.07

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% CT State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 3 4 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 3 3 2
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 3 6 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 7 16 18
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 3 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 3 7 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 10 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 14 16 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 1 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 1 3 3
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 22 43 43
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 3 1 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 20 17 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 39 22 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 35 20 18
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 0