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Blaire House Of Worcester

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 75
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: 08/17/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 08/17/2011
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, 01/09/2010

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 2 Few
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to resident 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 3 Few
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 3 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 2 Few
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 01/09/2010 03/00/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2009

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 02/08/2009 02/07/2011 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

Inspection, 00/08/2009

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. 00/08/2009 02/03/2010 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 00/08/2009 02/03/2010 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 00/08/2009 02/03/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Many
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Few
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Many
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
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. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Many
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 3 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Few
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. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Few
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 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. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/07/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some

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 69
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 4 hours 19 minutes 1 hour 33 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 3 hours 30 minutes 37 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 3 hours 28 minutes 55 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 5 hours 2 hours 39 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: 08/18/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 08/18/2011
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, 00/07/2011

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/07/2011 01/04/2011 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. 00/07/2011 01/04/2011 1 Many

Inspection, 01/08/2008

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/08/2008 00/06/2009 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. 01/08/2008 00/06/2009 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. 01/08/2008 00/06/2009 1 Many
 

116 Houghton Street
Worcester, MA 01604

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