Worcester Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 7
MA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
MA Deficiencies Range: 1–22
Complaints & Incidents: 3
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.

November 14, 2013 Health Inspection

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
12/27/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Some
Few
12/27/2013
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
12/27/2013
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
12/27/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/27/2013
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
12/27/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/27/2013

November 20, 2012 Health Inspection

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.
Low
Few
12/31/2012
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
12/31/2012
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable.
Low
Few
12/31/2012

September 01, 2011 Health Inspection

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.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
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.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
10/14/2011

June 07, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
7/15/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/15/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
7/15/2011

May 19, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
7/8/2011

May 05, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/15/2011
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.
Low
Few
7/15/2011

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 April 12, 2014.


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