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About West Side House Ltc Facility

General Information

Legal Business NameWest Side Corporation
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJuly 1, 1990 (26 years)
Capacity91
Residents89
Percent Occupied98%
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 West Side House Ltc Facility

West Side House Ltc Facility
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 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

May 19, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
GFewActual HarmComplaintProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

April 21, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$32,045 fine
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

February 25, 2015 - 2 years ago

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

November 19, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) 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.

November 10, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.

October 21, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

September 3, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

August 18, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmComplaintProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

July 10, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintProvide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.

February 6, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintLet residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of West Side House Ltc Facility 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 10min
2hr 15min
ReportedExpected
CNA
55min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
40min
45min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 50min
3hr 30min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

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

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

97.4%
91.1%
91.1%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
85.7%
18.7%
8.2%
94.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
53.3%
50.0%
54.8%
52.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
62.9%
55.6%
55.9%
19.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
19.4%
22.2%
20.0%
15.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
1.6%
0.0%
3.8%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
13.0%
8.0%
1.4%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Lose Too Much Weight
0.0%
4.8%
2.5%
4.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
0.0%
1.6%
1.6%
3.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Have Depressive Symptoms
2.6%
0.0%
0.0%
4.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
1.3%
0.0%
0.0%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
1.3%
1.7%
2.8%
2.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
16.9%
8.0%
11.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

-
-
5.0%
82.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
85.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
-
-
-
17.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
-
-
0.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened