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About Epoch Senior Healthcare Of Harwich

General Information

Legal Business NameEpoch Senior Healthcare Of Harwich, LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareOctober 11, 1990 (26 years)
Capacity135
Residents109
Percent Occupied81%
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 Epoch Senior Healthcare Of Harwich

Epoch Senior Healthcare Of Harwich
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
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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

September 8, 2015 - 15 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

June 19, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintGive or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.

March 21, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$1,625 fine
GFewActual HarmHealth InspectionGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
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.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Epoch Senior Healthcare Of Harwich 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.

5min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
2hr 35min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
55min
55min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 40min
3hr 50min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 40min 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%
98.8%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
29.0%
30.0%
52.8%
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
12.9%
12.0%
11.2%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
19.4%
8.8%
15.1%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
4.4%
7.4%
8.9%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
3.4%
0.0%
0.0%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
3.8%
4.3%
4.1%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
1.1%
1.3%
0.0%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
11.5%
10.4%
2.4%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
6.8%
7.7%
6.0%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
0.0%
1.4%
1.4%
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

91.8%
88.5%
86.6%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
90.7%
90.5%
90.5%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
15.5%
16.1%
23.9%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
1.0%
0.9%
0.0%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.5%
1.4%
0.8%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened