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Hewitt Health & Rehabilitation Center, Inc

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Nursing Homes Connecticut Shelton Hewitt Health & Rehabilitation Center, Inc

Hewitt Health & Rehabilitation Center, Inc has been cited for a total of 38 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 212 nursing homes in Connecticut with a total of 5,265 deficiencies resulting in an average of 24.83 deficiencies per nursing home.



The following table describes how deficiencies are scored. An easy way to remember the severity of a deficiency's scope is that the further along in the alphabet (A through L) the scope value is, the more severe the deficiency is.
Additionally, A through F means no actual harm has happened.

Table describing the severity and scope of deficiencies


Deficiency Cited, Scope, and Date of Correction
Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Ensure meals and snacks are served at times in accordance with resident?s needs, preferences, and requests. Suitable and nourishing alternative meals and snacks must be provided for residents who want to eat at non-traditional times or outside of schedul
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
02-06-2019

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
02-19-2019

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-07-2019

Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-07-2019

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-07-2019

Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
12-28-2017

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.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

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.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017

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.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-20-2017



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