Kindred Nursing & Rehab Center - Great Barrington

148 Maple Avenue
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Berkshire County
Phone: 413-528-3320
Provider Number: 225230
Last Inspection: 01/22/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
88
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
71
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
17
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
81%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • MA
  • USA
  • 37
  • 8
  • 10
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 37
  • 15
  • 8
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/22/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/8/2015
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/8/2015
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/8/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/8/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/8/2015
 

2/27/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 1) 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/20/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/20/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/20/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/20/2014
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/20/2014
 

3/12/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Actual 4 4/15/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 4/15/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

8/20/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/24/2014
 

11/29/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/2/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg MA State Avg
Number of Residents 71 98.60 99.29
Registered Nurses 1.11 0.87 0.92
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.56 0.83 0.80
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.69 2.20 2.34
Total Staff Hours 3.36 3.89 4.06

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% MA State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 11 3 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 4 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 29 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 3 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 36 25 20
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 5 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 1 1 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 1 3 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 7 3 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 20 17 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 2 3 5
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 23 38 51
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 11 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 2 12 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 7 10 16
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 4 8 13
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 0