Berkshire Place

89 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Berkshire County
Phone: 413-445-4056
Provider Number: 225762
Last Inspection: 03/26/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
22
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
22
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
0
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
100%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare
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
  • 0
  • 8
  • 10
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 0
  • 0
  • 9
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

6/7/2012 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 7/6/2012
Failed To: Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/6/2012
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/6/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

2/12/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 3/24/2014

 

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 22 96.87 99.19
Registered Nurses 1.84 0.88 0.91
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.39 0.86 0.80
Certified Nursing Assistants 4.01 2.32 2.35
Total Staff Hours 7.24 4.06 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 0 4 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 13 4 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 15 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 23 25 20
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 3 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 2 2 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 3 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 16 16 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 2 3 5
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0 40 51
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 6 13 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2 9 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 6 12