Golden Living Center-The Elmhurst

743 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Middlesex County
Phone: 781-662-7500
Provider Number: 225659
Last Inspection: 03/02/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

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Accepts Insurance
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For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
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State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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  • 6
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Details by Inspection Date


3/2/2015 Inspection

Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015
Failed To: 1) Receive registry verification that a nurse aide has met the required training and skills that the State requires; and 2) ensure nurse aides receive the required retraining after 24 months if nursing related services were not provided for monetary compe Isolated : Minimal 3 3/13/2015


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 25 94.30 98.56
Registered Nurses 2.50 0.97 0.93
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.63 0.83 0.80
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.65 2.37 2.35
Total Staff Hours 5.78 4.17 4.08

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% MA State Avg%
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 4 4
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 3 3 3
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 16 2 3
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 21 6 6
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 18 19