Northbridge Health Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Bridgeport, Connecticut (CT).

Northbridge Health Care Center is a large, for-profit, nursing home with 145 beds based at 2875 Main Street in Bridgeport, CT. The facility has 136 residents indicating 94% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 153 Medicare patients were given 4,740 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,462,360 by Medicare. 93 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $58,131 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, and short-stay residents to have delirium at Northbridge Health Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

2875 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

Phone Number

(203) 336-0232

Geographic Coordinates

41.20149, -73.203442
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
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Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
145
Bridgeport Average
184
Fairfield County Average
146
Connecticut Average
121
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Bridgeport
90.80%
Fairfield County
90.86%
Connecticut
92.00%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
136
Bridgeport Average
167
Fairfield County Average
133
Connecticut Average
112
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Bridgeport
0 (0.00%)
Fairfield County
0 (0.00%)
Connecticut
5 (2.05%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Bridgeport
0 (0.00%)
Fairfield County
1 (2.38%)
Connecticut
14 (5.74%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 07/09/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/14/2007 - Health Survey
  • 09/06/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/17/2006 - Health Survey
  • 11/18/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/25/2005 - Health Survey

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
23.00%
Bridgeport
77.20%
Fairfield County
82.44%
Connecticut
84.72%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
20.00%
Bridgeport
14.60%
Fairfield County
16.59%
Connecticut
19.00%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Bridgeport
17.00%
Fairfield County
12.67%
Connecticut
12.96%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Bridgeport
3.20%
Fairfield County
4.03%
Connecticut
3.93%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Bridgeport
36.20%
Fairfield County
49.63%
Connecticut
47.01%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Bridgeport
1.60%
Fairfield County
1.74%
Connecticut
2.37%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Bridgeport
6.60%
Fairfield County
7.26%
Connecticut
7.91%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Bridgeport
56.75%
Fairfield County
69.13%
Connecticut
68.88%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Bridgeport
2.25%
Fairfield County
2.34%
Connecticut
2.14%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
17.00%
Bridgeport
17.00%
Fairfield County
18.61%
Connecticut
18.05%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
40.00%
Bridgeport
75.40%
Fairfield County
74.93%
Connecticut
77.42%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Bridgeport
4.20%
Fairfield County
2.95%
Connecticut
3.36%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Bridgeport
3.20%
Fairfield County
2.24%
Connecticut
2.11%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Bridgeport
11.40%
Fairfield County
10.33%
Connecticut
13.13%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Bridgeport
4.20%
Fairfield County
3.18%
Connecticut
4.63%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Bridgeport
11.00%
Fairfield County
12.38%
Connecticut
15.68%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Bridgeport
8.40%
Fairfield County
7.46%
Connecticut
9.00%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
28.00%
Bridgeport
66.80%
Fairfield County
69.30%
Connecticut
67.57%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
Bridgeport
23.75%
Fairfield County
21.13%
Connecticut
21.05%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
153
Bridgeport Average
117
Fairfield County Average
201
Connecticut Average
170
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
114
Bridgeport Average
79
Fairfield County Average
184
Connecticut Average
158
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
4,740
Bridgeport Average
4,483
Fairfield County Average
6,796
Connecticut Average
6,166
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
93
Bridgeport Average
64
Fairfield County Average
92
Connecticut Average
105
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$1,462,360
Bridgeport Average
$1,172,372
Fairfield County Average
$2,351,856
Connecticut Average
$1,988,383
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$309
Bridgeport Average
$262
Fairfield County Average
$346
Connecticut Average
$322
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$58,131
Bridgeport Average
$47,934
Fairfield County Average
$87,941
Connecticut Average
$109,896
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$9,558
Bridgeport Average
$10,037
Fairfield County Average
$11,673
Connecticut Average
$11,686
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$12,828
Bridgeport Average
$14,840
Fairfield County Average
$12,749
Connecticut Average
$12,621
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$625
Bridgeport Average
$744
Fairfield County Average
$952
Connecticut Average
$1,050
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

07/09/2007 - Hazardous Area

07/09/2007 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/01/2007

07/09/2007 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

07/09/2007 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/01/2007

07/09/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations

07/09/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/01/2007

06/14/2007 - Quality Care

06/14/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Environmental

06/14/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Quality Care

06/14/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Quality Care

06/14/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Pharmacy Service

06/14/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

06/14/2007 - Pharmacy Service

06/14/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/26/2007

12/07/2006 - Resident Assessment

12/07/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/07/2006
Date Fixed:
01/31/2007

12/07/2006 - Resident Assessment

12/07/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Do a new assessment after any major change in a resident's physical or mental health.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/07/2006
Date Fixed:
01/31/2007

12/07/2006 - Administration

12/07/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/07/2006
Date Fixed:
01/31/2007

09/06/2006 - Hazardous Area

09/06/2006 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/06/2006
Date Fixed:
09/10/2006

09/06/2006 - Building Service Equipment

09/06/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/06/2006
Date Fixed:
09/10/2006

08/17/2006 - Quality Care

08/17/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each residents' abilities to take care of themselves does not lessen, unless a change cannot be avoided.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/17/2006
Date Fixed:
09/30/2006

08/17/2006 - Resident Rights

08/17/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/17/2006
Date Fixed:
09/30/2006

08/17/2006 - Mistreatment

08/17/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and being separated from others.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/17/2006
Date Fixed:
09/30/2006

08/17/2006 - Administration

08/17/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Choose a doctor to be the medical director.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/17/2006
Date Fixed:
09/30/2006

08/17/2006 - Resident Rights

08/17/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Honor all of the resident's rights as a resident of the nursing home and as a citizen or resident of the United States.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/17/2006
Date Fixed:
09/30/2006

08/17/2006 - Resident Assessment

08/17/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/17/2006
Date Fixed:
09/30/2006

02/10/2006 - Quality Care

02/10/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give the right treatment and services to residents who have mental or social problems adjusting.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/10/2006
Date Fixed:
03/24/2006

11/18/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

11/18/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2005
Date Fixed:
01/24/2006

10/25/2005 - Environmental

10/25/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Rights

10/25/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Mistreatment

10/25/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Protect residents from mistreatment, neglect, and/or theft of personal property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Mistreatment

10/25/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Rights

10/25/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Rights

10/25/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide social services for related medical problems to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Do a new assessment after any major change in a resident's physical or mental health.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/25/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each residents' abilities to take care of themselves does not lessen, unless a change cannot be avoided.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Environmental

10/25/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Quality Care

10/25/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Administration

10/25/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Get proof that a nurse aide has the training and skills that the State requires.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

10/25/2005 - Administration

10/25/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/06/2005

Reviews and Ratings

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Northbridge Health Care Center Review
Overall:
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Care:
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Staff:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

I worked there many years ago and it wasn't too good then. From recent review's seems to have become much worse. I will continue to search for a decent place for my relative who was admitted there today from the Hospital. This was not the place stated by Hospital Social Worker.

Member:
Date:

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Nearby Nursing Homes

  1. Nursing Home
    The New Coleman Park Health &..
    Located 1.61 miles away in Bridgeport at 62 Coleman Street.
  2. Nursing Home
    Bridgeport Manor
    Located 1.89 miles away in Bridgeport at 540 Bond Street.
  3. Nursing Home
    Bridgeport Health Care Center
    Located 1.90 miles away in Bridgeport at 600 Bond Street.
  4. Nursing Home
    Astoria Park
    Located 2.09 miles away in Bridgeport at 725 Park Avenue.
  5. Nursing Home
    Maefair Health Care Center
    Located 2.46 miles away in Trumbull at 21 Maefair Court.
Note: There are a total of 49 homes within 25 miles of this provider.

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Bridgeport at a Glance

Bridgeport has a total population of 139,529, of which 39,672 are children under the age of 18 and 16,012 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.4.

Total Population:
139,529
Median Age:
31.4
Males:
66,554 (47.7%)
Female:
72,975 (52.3%)
Children (0-17):
39,672 (28.4%)
Adults (18-64):
83,845 (60.1%)
Seniors (65+):
16,012 (11.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bridgeport
Married:
45,158 (32.4%)
Divorced:
10,769 (7.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bridgeport
Hispanic Ethnicity:
44,478 (31.88%)
White:
62,822 (45.02%)
African American:
42,925 (30.76%)
Asian:
4,536 (3.25%)
Pacific Islander:
148 (0.11%)
Indian:
664 (0.48%)
Other:
20,659 (14.81%)
Two or More:
7,775 (5.57%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bridgeport

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
717
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
22
Rehab Centers:
8

Wealth

The median family income is $39,571 while the median household income is $34,658. Roughly 17.86% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,571
Household Income:
$34,658
In Poverty:
17.86%

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