Darien Health Care Center

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

Darien Health Care Center is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 120 beds based at 599 Boston Post Road in Darien, CT. The facility has 94 residents indicating 78% of its beds are occupied, which is below average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 98 Medicare patients were given 4,130 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,786,559 by Medicare. 42 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $95,727 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores at Darien Health Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, and short-stay residents to have delirium.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

599 Boston Post Road
Darien, CT 06820

Phone Number

(203) 655-7727

Geographic Coordinates

41.081935, -73.4654
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

Sprinkler System

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

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

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

This Provider This Provider
120
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
78.00%
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
94
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
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
Fairfield County
1 (2.38%)
Connecticut
14 (5.74%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 06/15/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/08/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/25/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/28/2005 - Health Survey
  • 08/25/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/19/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.75
Fairfield County Average
0.86
Connecticut Average
0.75
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.32
Fairfield County Average
2.42
Connecticut Average
2.34
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.73
Fairfield County Average
0.68
Connecticut Average
0.64
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.48
Fairfield County Average
1.54
Connecticut Average
1.40
United States Average
1.43

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
84.00%
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
21.00%
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
11.00%
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
2.00%
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
29.00%
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
2.00%
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
5.00%
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
60.00%
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
0.00%
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
26.00%
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
8.00%
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
5.00%
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%
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
6.00%
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
2.00%
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%
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
12.00%
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
31.00%
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
24.00%
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
98
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
86
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
4,130
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
42
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
$1,786,559
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
$433
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
$95,727
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
$18,230
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
$20,774
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
$2,279
Fairfield County Average
$952
Connecticut Average
$1,050
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

06/15/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/15/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/15/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

06/15/2006 - 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:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/15/2006 - Vertical Openings

06/15/2006 - Vertical Openings
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Vertical Openings
Issue:
proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/15/2006 - Hazardous Area

06/15/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/15/2006 - Miscellaneous

06/15/2006 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/15/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

06/15/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/15/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

06/15/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
did not have a written emergency evacuation plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/15/2006

06/08/2006 - Resident Assessment

06/08/2006 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Quality Care

06/08/2006 - 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:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Environmental

06/08/2006 - 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:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Quality Care

06/08/2006 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Quality Care

06/08/2006 - 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:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Resident Rights

06/08/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Resident Rights

06/08/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Tell the resident or the resident's representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident's bed when the resident temporarily leaves the facility.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Mistreatment

06/08/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have 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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Resident Rights

06/08/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Give enough notice to the resident before changing the resident's room or roommate.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Pharmacy Service

06/08/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

06/08/2006 - Quality Care

06/08/2006 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/08/2006
Date Fixed:
07/20/2006

10/25/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

10/25/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/30/2005

10/25/2005 - Miscellaneous

10/25/2005 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/30/2005

10/25/2005 - Vertical Openings

10/25/2005 - Vertical Openings
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Vertical Openings
Issue:
proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/25/2005
Date Fixed:
12/30/2005

06/28/2005 - Pharmacy Service

06/28/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Resident Rights

06/28/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Mistreatment

06/28/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - 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:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Resident Assessment

06/28/2005 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - 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:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - 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:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - 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:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Environmental

06/28/2005 - 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:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Quality Care

06/28/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Administration

06/28/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Follow all laws and professional standards.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

06/28/2005 - Administration

06/28/2005 - 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:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

08/25/2004 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

08/25/2004 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
12/10/2004

08/25/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

08/25/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transport of oxygen.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
12/10/2004

08/25/2004 - Miscellaneous

08/25/2004 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
12/10/2004

08/25/2004 - Hazardous Area

08/25/2004 - 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:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
12/10/2004

08/19/2004 - Resident Assessment

08/19/2004 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Resident Assessment

08/19/2004 - 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:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Resident Assessment

08/19/2004 - 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:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Environmental

08/19/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Resident Assessment

08/19/2004 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Administration

08/19/2004 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Resident Assessment

08/19/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

08/19/2004 - Quality Care

08/19/2004 - 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:
08/19/2004
Date Fixed:
09/30/2004

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Nearby Nursing Homes

  1. Nursing Home
    Notre Dame Convalescent Home
    Located 2.20 miles away in Norwalk at 76 West Rock Road.
  2. Nursing Home
    Courtland Gardens Health Center
    Located 2.95 miles away in Stamford at 53 Courtland Avenue.
  3. Nursing Home
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    Located 3.20 miles away in Norwalk at 23 Prospect Avenue.
  4. Nursing Home
    Waveny Care Center
    Located 3.54 miles away in New Canaan at 3 Farm Road.
  5. Nursing Home
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    Located 3.87 miles away in Stamford at 494 Elm Street.
Note: There are a total of 42 homes within 25 miles of this provider.

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Darien at a Glance

Darien has a total population of 19,607, of which 6,364 are children under the age of 18 and 2,436 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.0.

Total Population:
19,607
Median Age:
38.0
Males:
9,615 (49.0%)
Female:
9,992 (51.0%)
Children (0-17):
6,364 (32.5%)
Adults (18-64):
10,807 (55.1%)
Seniors (65+):
2,436 (12.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Darien
Married:
10,318 (52.6%)
Divorced:
567 (2.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Darien
Hispanic Ethnicity:
429 (2.19%)
White:
18,816 (95.97%)
African American:
89 (0.45%)
Asian:
474 (2.42%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.03%)
Indian:
8 (0.04%)
Other:
58 (0.30%)
Two or More:
157 (0.80%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Darien

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.13, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.13 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
64
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $173,777 while the median household income is $146,755. Roughly 1.99% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$173,777
Household Income:
$146,755
In Poverty:
1.99%

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