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About Golden Living Center-Gloucester

General Information

Legal Business NameGgnsc Gloucester LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJuly 1, 1990 (26 years)
Capacity101
Residents83
Percent Occupied82%
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 Golden Living Center-Gloucester

Golden Living Center-Gloucester
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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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

May 7, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionProper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionExits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionPosted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.

April 23, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep all essential equipment working safely.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

November 17, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$1,625 fine
GFewActual HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
GFewActual HarmComplaintProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

April 11, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAn approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.

March 13, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential 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 Golden Living Center-Gloucester 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.

1hr 50min
2hr 25min
ReportedExpected
CNA
55min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
35min
55min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 25min
3hr 55min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 20min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

93.3%
92.9%
92.9%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
98.7%
94.8%
95.8%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
46.5%
48.9%
50.0%
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
22.4%
25.7%
23.1%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
12.7%
9.9%
6.3%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
8.3%
14.7%
13.1%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.7%
5.3%
1.4%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
7.4%
8.6%
4.2%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
0.0%
1.3%
1.5%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
5.4%
9.1%
8.5%
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
1.2%
1.4%
1.3%
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

94.0%
95.8%
87.7%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
94.0%
94.0%
94.0%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
18.9%
16.4%
15.1%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
7.1%
3.8%
3.2%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened