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About Boston Home, Inc (The)

General Information

Legal Business NameBoston Home Inc
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJuly 1, 1990 (26 years)
Capacity96
Residents96
Percent Occupied100%
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 Boston Home, Inc (The)

Boston Home, Inc (The)
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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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 22, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

February 11, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionAn approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionExits that are accessible at all times.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Boston Home, Inc (The) 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.

3hr 55min
2hr 55min
ReportedExpected
CNA
60min
1hr 10min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 5min
1hr 25min
ReportedExpected
RN
5hr 55min
5hr 30min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 25min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
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-
-
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
6.2%
5.2%
5.4%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.0%
0.0%
2.6%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
5.7%
7.2%
8.0%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.2%
1.1%
1.1%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
11.0%
9.7%
10.1%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
3.4%
0.0%
0.0%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
7.7%
6.5%
10.2%
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
-
-
-
2.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
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

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-
-
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
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-
-
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
-
-
-
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened