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About Life Care Center Of The North Shore

General Information

Legal Business NameLynn Medical Investors Ltd Ptr
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Partnership
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareDecember 6, 1990 (26 years)
Capacity123
Residents112
Percent Occupied91%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Life Care Center Of The North Shore

Life Care Center Of The North Shore
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 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

September 23, 2015 - 15 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

July 29, 2014 - 2 years ago

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

June 25, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.

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 The North Shore 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
35min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr
60min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 55min
4hr 15min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 45min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

97.8%
98.0%
98.0%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
98.9%
100.0%
99.0%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
79.1%
82.1%
87.2%
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
8.0%
7.9%
8.6%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
20.5%
13.8%
14.3%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
0.0%
1.3%
1.3%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
4.5%
9.8%
5.4%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
3.6%
5.9%
2.3%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
2.4%
1.1%
0.0%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
3.4%
7.6%
4.3%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
4.3%
3.2%
2.1%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
1.8%
2.1%
2.7%
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

93.3%
89.1%
91.0%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
74.0%
73.8%
73.8%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
11.1%
21.1%
14.5%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
1.2%
2.4%
1.2%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.4%
0.5%
0.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened