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North Adams Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Cente

Details

Type of Ownership Non profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 119
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
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: 09/07/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 09/07/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in MA: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in MA: 0 - 4

Inspection, 00/07/2009

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. 00/07/2009 02/01/2010 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 00/07/2009 02/01/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/01/2008

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. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 3 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 1 Many
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. 01/01/2008 02/04/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2007

Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. 02/06/2007 01/00/2008 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/06/2007 01/00/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2006

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 03/00/2006 00/09/2008 3 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 03/00/2006 00/09/2008 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 00/07/2004

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/07/2004 00/02/2006 3 Few

Inspection, 00/01/2003

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/01/2003 02/06/2004 3 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 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 97 107
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 4 hours 19 minutes 1 hour 28 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 3 hours 30 minutes 42 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 3 hours 28 minutes 46 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 5 hours 2 hours 42 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: 09/20/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 09/20/2011
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, 02/00/2009

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters. 02/00/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 02/00/2009 03/01/2010 1 Many
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 02/00/2009 03/01/2010 1 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 02/00/2009 03/01/2010 1 Many
An automatic smoke detection system in all hallways. 02/00/2009 00/09/2011 1 Many
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector. 02/00/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/05/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/05/2009 00/07/2010 1 Some
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 01/05/2009 00/07/2010 1 Some
 

175 Franklin Street
North Adams, MA 01247

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