Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit is a very-small hospital-based facility located in Concord, Massachusetts. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of A+, resulting in it being the highest graded facility in the city. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong with this facility. This nursing home was also given strong grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 20 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this place turned out to be a great nursing home is it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this very important area. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Unfortunately, we were not able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

An additional reason we graded this nursing home so favorably is that it was given an A+ short-term care grade. This is simply as strong as it gets in this category. In computing our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is considered to be a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Remarkably, this place provides about 50% more hours of services from registered nurses and physical therapists than most facilities we assessed. This is certainly a very favorable sign. The last metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home in Massachusetts in this area with 68.3 percent of its residents returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

Moving on our third category, this exemplary facility also excelled in the area of long-term care. In this category, we awarded it a A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care ratings. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were not able to find information on vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In the final category we analyzed, this facility received a very favorable grade of A in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home completed a straight A profile. We analyzed the licensure of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses worked with residents, in determining our score in this area. This facility provided 7 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This was one of the higher figures we found. Furthermore, a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. In addition to providing impressive levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the nation in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
4.05
State
B
9.99
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Provider
A
84.06%
State
B-
63.24%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Emerson Hospital - 0.7 mi
133 Old Road to 9 Acre Corner Concord Massachusetts 01742
(978) 369-1400
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington 9.19 mi
41 & 45 Mall Road Burlington Massachusetts 01803
(781) 744-5100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Newton-Wellesley Hospital 10.04 mi
2014 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls Massachusetts 02462
(617) 243-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Marlborough Hospital 10.95 mi
157 Union Street Marlborough Massachusetts 01752
(508) 481-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Metrowest Medical Center 11.34 mi
115 Lincoln Street Framingham Massachusetts 01701
(508) 383-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Winchester Hospital 12.97 mi
41 Highland Avenue Winchester Massachusetts 01890
(781) 729-9000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Mount Auburn Hospital 13.02 mi
330 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138
(617) 492-3500
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Elizabeth's Medical Center 13.11 mi
736 Cambridge Street Brighton Massachusetts 02135
(617) 789-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary

Nearby Dialysis

Dci Walden Pond 1.51 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
56 B Winthrop Street Concord Massachusetts 01742
(978) 369-1683
The Dialysis Center at Waltham 9.17 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
135 Beaver Street, Suite 111 Waltham Massachusetts 02452
(781) 642-0331
Davita Burlington Regional Dialysis 10.16 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 17
31 Mall Road-Dialysis Suite 1b Burlington Massachusetts 01803
(781) 270-3580
Fresenius Medical Care Chelmsford 10.94 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
27 Industrial Ave Chelmsford Massachusetts 01824
(978) 250-0981
Wellesley Dialysis 10.96 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
195 Worcester Street Lower Level Wellesley Hills Massachusetts 02481
(781) 431-1414
Fresenius Medical Care Framingham 11.29 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
110 Mt. Wayte Ave. Framingham Massachusetts 01702
(508) 628-3801
Davita Woburn Dialysis 11.49 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
23 Warren Avenue Woburn Massachusetts 01801
(781) 935-7700
Davita Northeast Cambridge Dialysis 11.57 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
799 Concord Avenue Cambridge Massachusetts 02138
(617) 547-7700