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SUNNY ACRES NURSING HOME - CHELMSFORD, MA

 



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Address
254 BILLERICA ROAD
CHELMSFORD, MA, 01824
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (978) 256-0231

Number of Certified Beds: 93
Total Number of Residents: 92
Percent of Occupied Beds: 99%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: For profit - Corporation
Located Within a Hospital?: No
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: No
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: No
Quality Indicator Survey?: No
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Skilled Nursing Facilities


Overall Star Rating: 2 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1 Star
RN Only Star Rating: 4 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Administrative Staff - Full Time: 4.47
Administrative Staff - Part Time: 2.80
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 34.57
Certified Nurse Aides - Part Time: 14.39
Dietitians - Under Contract: 0.20
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 5.40
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 5.73
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 5.87
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 10.19
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Part Time: 5.50
Medical Directors - Under Contract: 0.11
Mental Health Services Personnel - Under Contract: 0.23
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 5.59
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Full Time: 2.36
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 1.04
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 1.14
Activities Professionals - Full Time: 1.14
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Part Time: 1.03
Occupational Therapists - Under Contract: 0.43
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 0.11
Physical Therapists - Part Time: 0.76
Speech Pathologists - Under Contract: 0.09
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Part Time: 2.01
Registered Nurses - Part Time: 3.23
Social Workers - Part Time: 1.56
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 5.31
Social Workers - Under Contract: 0.11
Physical Therapy Aide - Full Time: 2.29
Nurse Aides In Training - Part Time: 0.43
Physical Therapy Aide - Part Time: 0.56

Provided Services

  • Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Nonresidents
  • Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Other Social Services Are Provided Onsite To Nonresidents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Podiatry Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

28.0%
State:

13.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

5.5%
Massachusetts:

7.7%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

6.2%
State:

5.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

6.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
This Nursing Home:

6.6%
State:

3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Nursing Home:

12.8%
Massachusetts:

7.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Here:

5.9%
State:

5.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Nursing Home:

11.4%
Massachusetts:

2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
This Nursing Home:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

3.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

98.9%
Massachusetts:

96.8%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Here:

5.8%
State:

1.6%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

90.5%
Massachusetts:

87.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

33.0%
Massachusetts:

25.2%

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.580
Massachusetts:

0.845
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

1.040
Massachusetts:

0.817
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

1.620
Massachusetts:

1.661
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.090
State:

0.100
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.090
State:

0.101

Complaint Deficiency

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to not only continue, but improve the ability to care for themselves: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Safely provide drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, by a licensed pharmacist: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Portable fire extinguishers: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

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: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

Properly protected cooking facilities: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

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: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

Walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

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