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Golden Living Center-lexington

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 152
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? Yes
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 08/16/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 08/16/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in MA: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in MA: 0 - 4
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/06/2012 02/02/2002 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2009

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 01/08/2009 00/01/2011 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/08/2009 00/01/2011 2 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/08/2009 01/00/2012 3 Few
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 01/08/2009 00/01/2011 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/08/2009 00/01/2011 2 Few
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. 01/08/2009 00/01/2011 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 01/08/2009 00/01/2011 2 Some
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/08/2009 01/00/2012 3 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/08/2009 01/00/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2008

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. 01/06/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/06/2008 03/00/2009 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 01/06/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/06/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/06/2008 03/00/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/06/2008 03/00/2009 3 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2005

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/04/2005 02/04/2006 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 02/04/2005 02/04/2006 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 02/04/2005 02/04/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 00/08/2004 02/03/2005 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re

Inspection, 02/03/2003

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 02/03/2003 01/03/2005 3 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2001

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/06/2001 01/08/2002 2 Few

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in MA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 97 128
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 4 hours 19 minutes 1 hour 39 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 3 hours 30 minutes 49 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 3 hours 28 minutes 50 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 5 hours 2 hours 6 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 09/15/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 09/15/2011
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in MA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in MA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/05/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 01/05/2009 02/08/2010 1 Many
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/05/2009 02/08/2010 1 Many
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 01/05/2009 02/08/2010 1 Many

Inspection, 02/08/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 02/08/2006 02/07/2009 1 Many
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/08/2006 02/07/2009 1 Many
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/08/2006 02/07/2007 1 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/08/2006 02/07/2007 1 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/08/2006 02/07/2007 1 Many
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 02/08/2006 02/07/2007 1 Many
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 02/08/2006 02/07/2007 1 Many
 

840 Emerson Gardens Road
Lexington, MA 02420

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