Western Rehabilitation Care Center

107 Osborne Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Fairfield County
Phone: 203-792-8102
Provider Number: 075274
Last Inspection: 06/26/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
180
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
129
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
51
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
72%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Other
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


  • Facility
  • County
  • CT
  • USA
  • 24
  • 21
  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 24
  • 54
  • 36
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

6/26/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/7/2015
Failed To: Maintain 15 months of resident assessments in the resident's active clinical record. Widespread : Potential 4 8/7/2015
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/7/2015
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 8/7/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/7/2015
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/7/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 8/7/2015
 

9/16/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
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 10/22/2014
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Actual 4 10/22/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
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 10/22/2014
Failed To: Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/22/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/22/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/22/2014
 

12/2/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014
Failed To: Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/13/2014
Failed To: Assure that each resident’s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/13/2014
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014
Failed To: Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014
Failed To: Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/13/2014
Failed To: Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014
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 1/13/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 1/13/2014


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

10/6/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 11/10/2015
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Potential 3 11/10/2015
 

6/12/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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 7/24/2015
Failed To: Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/24/2015
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/24/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 7/24/2015
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/24/2015
Failed To: Keep clinical record information safe. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/24/2015
 

7/9/2014 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/8/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 8/8/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/8/2014
Failed To: Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/8/2014
Failed To: Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/8/2014
 

2/21/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
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 4/3/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
Failed To: Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014
Failed To: Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/3/2014

 

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 129 122.40 104.58
Registered Nurses 0.68 0.91 0.89
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.02 0.84 0.75
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.46 2.60 2.43
Total Staff Hours 4.16 4.34 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 2 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 7 2 2
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6 7 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 26 19 18
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 6 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 14 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 14 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 4 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 18 15 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 4 1 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 5 3 3
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 44 42 43
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 1 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 28 16 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 20 19 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 20 17 18
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 1 0