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About Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

General Information

Legal Business NameHillcrest Extended Care Services, Inc
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJuly 31, 1995 (21 years)
Capacity265
Residents252
Percent Occupied95%
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 Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
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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

December 16, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionHeating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionAn approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.

June 13, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$1,979 fine

May 14, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .

December 31, 2013 - 3 years ago

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

December 13, 2013 - 3 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 InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 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 25min
ReportedExpected
CNA
40min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 5min
1hr 5min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 5min
4hr 10min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 40min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

96.8%
94.1%
94.1%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
96.8%
97.2%
96.7%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
38.6%
34.7%
44.3%
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
21.3%
17.6%
17.8%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
7.7%
11.3%
28.5%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
2.1%
4.4%
4.1%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
5.9%
6.1%
3.1%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
3.8%
1.9%
5.2%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
7.3%
7.8%
8.8%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
2.8%
2.4%
3.3%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
7.3%
7.1%
6.8%
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

87.6%
86.3%
79.5%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
88.5%
88.0%
88.0%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
9.4%
7.2%
6.2%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.3%
1.8%
1.5%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.4%
0.6%
0.5%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened