Berkshire Health Care Center

7 Sandisfield Road Box 216
Sandisfield, MA 01255
Berkshire County
Phone: 413-258-4731
Provider Number: 225771
Last Inspection: 04/14/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
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Number of Beds Available
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Percent Occupancy
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Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
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Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Details by Inspection Date


2/20/2013 Inspection

Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/6/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/6/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/6/2013


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 57 97.53 98.56
Registered Nurses 0.79 0.90 0.93
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.67 0.86 0.80
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.72 2.23 2.35
Total Staff Hours 3.18 4.00 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 0 3 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 1 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 3 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 1 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 50 24 19
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 15 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 4 1 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 1 3 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 8 15 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0 3 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 2 2 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 15 38 52