New England Health Center

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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 15
MA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
MA Deficiencies Range: 1–22
Complaints & Incidents: 0
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

October 29, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Many
12/13/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
12/13/2013
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Many
12/13/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Many
12/13/2013
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed.
Low
Some
12/13/2013
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
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.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/13/2013
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

October 11, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
11/30/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
11/30/2012
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.
Low
Few
11/30/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/30/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
11/30/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/30/2012
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

October 20, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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