North Adams Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Cente

175 Franklin Street
North Adams, MA 01247
Berkshire County
Phone: 413-664-4041
Provider Number: 225342
Last Inspection: 07/16/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
119
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
99
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
20
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
83%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non 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
  • 9
  • 6
  • 10
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 9
  • 19
  • 7
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

7/16/2014 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 8/26/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/26/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/26/2014
 

7/11/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/25/2013
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/25/2013
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/25/2013
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 : Actual 4 8/25/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/25/2013
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/25/2013
 

7/26/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/10/2012
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 8/10/2012


 

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 99 97.00 99.17
Registered Nurses 0.72 0.91 0.91
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.79 0.85 0.79
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.26 2.32 2.34
Total Staff Hours 3.77 4.07 4.05

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 2 4 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 4 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 1 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 17 25 20
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 1 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 2 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 3 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 11 16 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 5 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 7 3 5
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 47 40 51
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 3 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 19 13 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 2 9 15
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 1 6 12
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 0