Berkshire Place

455 Douglas Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Providence County
Phone: 401-553-8600
Provider Number: 415119
Last Inspection: 03/13/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
210
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
193
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
17
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
92%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For 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
  • RI
  • USA
  • 0
  • 6
  • 5
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 0
  • 0
  • 7
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

12/7/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/18/2013
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 1/18/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

5/30/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/9/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/9/2014
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/9/2014
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/9/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Potential 3 7/9/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg RI State Avg
Number of Residents 193 99.86 95.50
Registered Nurses 0.53 0.89 0.95
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.40 0.35 0.30
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.27 2.64 2.57
Total Staff Hours 3.20 3.88 3.82

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% RI State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 6 4 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 4 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 4 4
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 4 6 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 39 18 16
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 5 6 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 12 5 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 19 9 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 1 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 11 14 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 6 6 6
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 30 39 40
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 1 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 19 20 19
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 63 20 16
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 62 20 16
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 0 1