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About Life Care Center Of Acton

General Information

Legal Business NameLife Care Centers Of America, Inc.
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareOctober 27, 1969 ()
Capacity155
Residents115
Percent Occupied74%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Life Care Center Of Acton

Life Care Center Of Acton
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
Overall Rating
Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
Staff Rating
RN Staff Rating

Overall Ratings of Massachusetts Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

April 16, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.

March 13, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionPrepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Life Care Center Of Acton require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 20min
2hr 40min
ReportedExpected
CNA
60min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
35min
55min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 55min
4hr 15min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 40min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

99.1%
98.3%
98.3%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
86.0%
86.9%
83.0%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
83.3%
75.0%
82.5%
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
20.2%
16.7%
17.6%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
8.2%
4.7%
9.0%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
0.0%
2.2%
0.0%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
8.6%
12.1%
14.0%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
2.2%
3.5%
1.3%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
3.9%
1.1%
2.2%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
4.8%
0.0%
0.0%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
9.4%
10.8%
12.4%
2.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

83.1%
84.2%
80.8%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
88.1%
88.1%
88.1%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
12.7%
14.2%
16.1%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.4%
2.3%
2.2%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.0%
1.3%
1.9%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened