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Jeanne Jugan Residence

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

Updated Jan 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: ANov 21: AJan 22: A-
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186 Highland Avenue,
Somerville MA 02143

(617) 776-4420

3.84% estimated occupancy 1

Jeanne Jugan Residence is in Somerville, Massachusetts, a city with 73,844 people. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is one of our higher ratings. Based on our assessment, this place should be a no brainer for just about anybody. Scroll down to see this facility's category grades, which are also quite good. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is simply as good as it gets in this very important category. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. The nursing score assesses a handful of datapoints, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Additionally, this facility also received favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we gave it one of our stronger scores in that area, with a score of B+. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 84.745766 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be slightly less than we were hoping for but still a respectable figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, at least this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The last category we looked at is short-term care, in which this facility was given a B. This actually ended up being this nursing home's least impressive category. A nursing home is doing something right when it's weakest grade still is superior to most other nursing homes. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is frequently a solid assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. It does not appear that this nursing home provided registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Finally, we considered the number of residents that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Jeanne Jugan Residence Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 2.45% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients who had urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indicator of poor nursing care. However, this metric may be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 18.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 18.8% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 1.95% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 91.63% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 15.18% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 19.01% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.


Grade: A-plus

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Jeanne Jugan Residence, 19.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Cambridge Health AllianceAcute Care Hospitals 1.07 miles away1493 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138Government - Local(617) 665-2300
  • Mount Auburn HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.75 miles away330 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138Voluntary non-profit - Private(617) 492-3500
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary -Acute Care Hospitals 2.56 miles away243 Charles Street Boston Massachusetts 02114Voluntary non-profit - Private(617) 523-7900
  • Massachusetts General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.64 miles away55 Fruit Street Boston Massachusetts 02114Voluntary non-profit - Private(617) 726-2000
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.42 miles away330 Brookline Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02215Voluntary non-profit - Private(617) 667-7000
  • Tufts Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.48 miles away800 Washington Street Boston Massachusetts 02111Voluntary non-profit - Private(617) 636-5000
  • St Elizabeth's Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.52 miles away736 Cambridge Street Brighton Massachusetts 02135Proprietary(617) 789-3000
  • Boston Children's HospitalChildrens 3.62 miles away300 Longwood Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115Voluntary non-profit - Private(617) 735-6000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci Ball Square0.73 miles away643 Broadway Somerville Massachusetts 02145CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (617) 616-3600
  • Medford Dialysis Center (Bma Medford)0.98 miles away305 Mystic Avenue Medford Massachusetts 02155CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 23 (781) 396-9282
  • Davita Wellington Circle Dialysis Center2.04 miles away10 Cabot Road Suite 103b Medford Massachusetts 02155CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (781) 306-9740
  • Davita Northeast Cambridge Dialysis2.56 miles away799 Concord Avenue Cambridge Massachusetts 02138CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (617) 547-7700
  • Massachusetts General Hospital2.66 miles awayDialysis Unit 55 Fruit St, Bigelow 10 Boston Massachusetts 02114Dialysis Stations: 11 (617) 726-3700
  • Kidney Center2.74 miles away888 Commonwealth Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02215CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (617) 739-3000
  • Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (Dci Boston)3.48 miles away35 Kneeland Street 5th Floor Boston Massachusetts 02111CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (617) 636-6389
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital3.55 miles awayDialysis Unit 75 Francis Street Boston Massachusetts 02115Dialysis Stations: 7 (617) 732-6130