Alden Court Nursing & Rehab Center

389 Alden Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719
Bristol County
Phone: 508-991-8600
Provider Number: 225387
Last Inspection: 01/08/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
142
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
136
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
6
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
96%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
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
  • 26
  • 14
  • 11
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 26
  • 6
  • 7
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/8/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015
Failed To: Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015
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 3/13/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/13/2015
Failed To: Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/13/2015
 

11/12/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/27/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/27/2013
 

8/22/2012 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. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/6/2012
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/6/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

7/18/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/22/2013

 

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 136 107.10 98.56
Registered Nurses 0.77 0.70 0.93
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.02 0.83 0.80
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.85 2.31 2.35
Total Staff Hours 4.64 3.84 4.08

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 3 4 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 8 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 7 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 10 18 19
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 23 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 1 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 1 1 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 9 15 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 1 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 7 5 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 48 47 52
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 1 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 14 19 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 17 15 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 7 14 14
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 1 1