Grimes Center

1354 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06511
New Haven County
Phone: 203-867-8300
Provider Number: 075275
Last Inspection: 05/21/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
122
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
109
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
13
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
89%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
YES

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • CT
  • USA
  • 25
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  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 25
  • 29
  • 25
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

5/21/2015 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 7/2/2015
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2015
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 7/2/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/2/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2015
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2015
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2015
 

8/14/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2014
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 9/25/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/25/2014
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 9/25/2014
 

10/3/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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 11/6/2013
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 11/6/2013
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/6/2013
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

8/16/2013 Investigation

 
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 9/9/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/9/2013
 

5/23/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the United States. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/10/2013
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/10/2013
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 6/10/2013
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/10/2013
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 6/10/2013
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 6/10/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/10/2013

 

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 109 100.37 104.58
Registered Nurses 0.97 0.85 0.89
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.95 0.77 0.75
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.11 2.37 2.43
Total Staff Hours 4.04 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 1 5 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 1 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 1 2
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6 7 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 15 19 18
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 7 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 9 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 2 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 18 16 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 1 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 2 4 3
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 53 42 43
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 2 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 24 18 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 6 17 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 13 19 18
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 1 0