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General Information

Legal Business NameSt Johns Nursing Home Inc
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareAugust 1, 1980 (36 years)
Capacity135
Residents116
Percent Occupied86%
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 Brandon Woods Of New Bedford

Brandon Woods Of New Bedford
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 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

June 30, 2015 - 17 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.

June 25, 2015 - 18 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
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 InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionConduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionLet residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.

October 2, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmComplaintKeep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.

June 2, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionExits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionProtected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionWeekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAn approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.

May 13, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionUse identical practices regarding transfer, discharge, and services for all residents, regardless of payment source
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.

April 17, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Brandon Woods Of New Bedford 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 15min
2hr 30min
ReportedExpected
CNA
25min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
55min
50min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 35min
3hr 55min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 10min 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
-
-
-
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
32.3%
30.3%
31.1%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
16.2%
22.4%
12.5%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
4.3%
7.9%
4.1%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
0.9%
0.0%
4.5%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
2.6%
2.4%
1.2%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
1.8%
0.9%
2.7%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
0.9%
2.7%
2.7%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
3.0%
2.0%
1.7%
2.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
5.5%
5.4%
4.5%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

89.7%
90.0%
80.4%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
83.8%
83.8%
83.8%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
19.5%
11.9%
9.1%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.6%
0.0%
0.0%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
1.1%
1.9%
2.2%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened