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About Lutheran Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center

General Information

Legal Business NameWorcester Health Group LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Partnership
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareMarch 25, 1996 (21 years)
Capacity101
Residents98
Percent Occupied97%
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 Lutheran Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center

Lutheran Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 3 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures 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

June 23, 2015 - 18 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionReasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.

July 1, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable.
BSomePotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionTry to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Lutheran Rehabilitation & Skilled Care 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 40min
ReportedExpected
CNA
45min
45min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr
1hr 10min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 5min
4hr 30min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 15min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

98.8%
97.8%
97.8%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
97.7%
98.8%
97.6%
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
11.1%
9.0%
5.1%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
10.3%
16.2%
7.5%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
5.9%
10.9%
16.0%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
11.0%
7.6%
5.9%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
3.8%
2.6%
2.7%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
6.4%
2.5%
7.8%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
4.7%
0.0%
3.8%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
3.5%
3.6%
3.7%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
6.3%
4.1%
3.9%
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

87.9%
92.5%
97.0%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
87.9%
88.5%
88.5%
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
23.4%
16.7%
22.5%
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.3%
0.0%
2.6%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
2.1%
2.4%
0.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened