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Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jul 1, 2019 by Nick Reese

761 Highland Avenue,
Fall River MA 02720

(508) 679-1411

83.07% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center is a small nursing home located in Fall River, Massachusetts. This facility is among the top nursing homes we assessed. A score of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. We were not surprised to discover that this is quite a bit better than many of the nursing homes in the city. One of the major highlights of this facility's remarkable profile is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this place an A+ for inspections. Our inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility was given a strong score of A in our long-term care area. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we concluded our assessment of the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 97.67442 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a deadly illness for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. In determining a nursing home's nursing rating, we look at the amount of time nurses are seeing residents and the level of skill of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a policy of moving residents even once per day.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Moving on to the last category, this facility also excelled in our short-term care category. We awarded it a B+ in this area. This finalized a very impressive report card. Short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. We weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The last statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a fall resulting in major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who sustained a UTI. UTI's could be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 31.25% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 7.59% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 3.57% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 96.64% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 9.09% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 16.16% of Residents

This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Highland Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center, 16.16% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Scores for Fall River, MA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus

Looking for more options? Fall River, Massachusetts has 6 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Southcoast Hospital Group, IncAcute Care Hospitals 0.39 miles away363 Highland Avenue Fall River Massachusetts 02720Voluntary non-profit - Private(508) 679-3131
  • Saint Anne's HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.89 miles away795 Middle Street Fall River Massachusetts 02721Proprietary(508) 674-5600
  • Emma Pendleton Bradley HospitalPsychiatric 12.46 miles away1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway Riverside Rhode Island 02915Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 432-1000
  • Morton HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.6 miles away88 Washington Street Taunton Massachusetts 02780Proprietary(508) 828-7000
  • Rhode Island HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 14.91 miles away593 Eddy Street Providence Rhode Island 02903Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 444-4000
  • Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode IslandAcute Care Hospitals 15.07 miles away101 Dudley Street Providence Rhode Island 02905Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 274-1100
  • The Miriam HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.92 miles away164 Summit Avenue Providence Rhode Island 02906Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 793-2500
  • Roger Williams Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.85 miles away825 Chalkstone Avenue Providence Rhode Island 02908Proprietary(401) 456-2025

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fall River Kidney Center LLC0.87 miles away48 Weaver Street Fall River Massachusetts 02720CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 41 (508) 677-4911
  • Dialysis Center of Tiverton3.78 miles away22 Hurst Lane Tiverton Rhode Island 02878Dialysis Stations: 21 (401) 624-4403
  • Hawthorn Kidney Center8.3 miles away537 Faunce Corner Road North Dartmouth Massachusetts 02747CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (508) 994-9692
  • Davita New Bedford Dialysis9.42 miles away237-B State Road North Dartmouth Massachusetts 02747CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (508) 992-0629
  • Dialysis Center of East Providence12.64 miles away318 Waterman Avenue East Providence Rhode Island 02914CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (401) 435-5200
  • Dialysis Center of Rhode Island Hospital12.82 miles away950 Warren Avenue Suite 101 East Providence Rhode Island 02914Dialysis Stations: 12 (401) 606-1002
  • The Dialysis Center of Rhode Island Hospital13.36 miles away22 Baker Street Providence Rhode Island 02905Dialysis Stations: 18 (401) 444-4440
  • Fresenius Medical Care of Fairhaven14.24 miles away216 Huttleson Avenue Fairhaven Massachusetts 02719Dialysis Stations: 19 (508) 996-0364