Somerset Ridge Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 3
MA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
MA Deficiencies Range: 1–22
Complaints & Incidents: 1
Updated June 19, 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.

May 24, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
7/1/2013
Provide doctor's orders for the resident's immediate care at the time the resident was admitted.
Low
Few
7/1/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
7/1/2013

March 06, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Few
4/17/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
4/17/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/17/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/17/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/17/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
4/17/2012

March 29, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
5/11/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
5/11/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
5/11/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
5/11/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
5/11/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
5/11/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
5/11/2011
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
5/11/2011

March 14, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
4/22/2013

July 02, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
9/3/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/3/2012

November 30, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
2/4/2012

July 21, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
8/26/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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