Blossom Health Care Center

Rochester, New York

Certified Number of Beds: 80
Total Number of Residents: 71
Provider Type: Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership Type: For profit - Partnership
Located Within a Hospital? No
Date First Approved to Provide Medicare/Medicaid Servcies: November 1, 1977
Blossom Health Care Center
989 Blossom Road
Rochester, New York 14610

Ownership Information:
Stephen O'Neill
5% or more ownership interest

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Nursing Home Complaints
Number of Complaints5
Number of Penalties0
Number of Fines0
Fines in Dollars$0.00
Additional Information
Resident Or Family Counseling? Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?No
Special Focus Facility?No

Nursing Home Deficiencies Reported at Blossom Health Care Center

Survey Date Nursing Home Failed To or Did Not Provide: Scope Severity
October 9, 2012 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 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 No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
October 9, 2012 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 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 No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
October 9, 2012 Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
October 9, 2012 Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. Widespread No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
July 9, 2012 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
July 9, 2012 Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
July 9, 2012 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Provide residents with private access to a telephone. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
January 13, 2012 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. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
January 13, 2012 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 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 No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
January 13, 2012 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. Widespread No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
January 13, 2012 Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
January 13, 2012 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
March 16, 2011 Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 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. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
March 16, 2011 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 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 No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. Pattern No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm
March 16, 2011 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
March 16, 2011 Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Widespread No actual harm but with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
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