With an address in Lee, Massachusetts, Lee Healthcare is the sole nursing home located in the area. This nursing home was given an overall score of F. In our view, you would be better off to steer clear of this nursing home. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection reports. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

While we graded this facility incredibly poorly overall, it actually earned a relatively impressive inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our more favorable grades in that category with a B+. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. You should avoid nursing homes with a list of severe deficiencies flagged. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Short-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

Incredibly, we gave this facility a C for its short-term care rating, which is not a bad grade. In determining our short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides a greater volume of physical therapist hours to its residents than the average nursing home. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that it performed decently in this area, with 45.5 percent of its residents returning home.

Nurse Quality

D
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Historical

Unfortunately, this facility only received a grade of D for its nursing grade, which was actually one of its better category grades. There are a number of datapoints included in this area. Most of the criteria reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. This facility also had abysmal scores in some of the quality-based measures to pair with its low nursing hours. We looked at the percentage of patients experiencing pressure ulcers and we were quite disappointed. This place was at approximately 150 percent of the national average in this statistic. This is likely a bad sign in light of the fact that so many pressure ulcers are preventable with better nursing care. This statistic helped pull down this facility's nursing score quite a bit.

Long-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: DJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The next area we looked at was long-term care. Unfortunately, we gave it an F for this area, which is a bottom of the barrel score. Nursing homes that don't score well in this category often do not provide as much nursing care and also may be struggling in a few of the areas of routine healthcare services we assessed. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours was vaccinations. Frankly, we were a bit worried that this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to just 84.210526 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this place actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 1.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
F
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

Lee Healthcare Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who suffer from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.

Provider
C
10.53%
State
B+
5.75%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay residents that have sustained a fall which caused major injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
B
3.07%
State
B
3.35%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.

Provider
B+
1.77%
State
B
2.46%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A
6.4%
State
B-
17.92%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
F
40.28%
State
B+
18.77%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
1.73%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Provider
D
83.15%
State
B-
90.87%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
C
19.9%
State
B
14.82%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.

Provider
B
17.67%
State
B
16.96%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Provider
A
0.98
State
B+
1.45
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B
17.67
State
B
16.96
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
3.11
State
B
9.99
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.

Provider
B+
72.71%
State
B-
63.24%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Berkshire Medical Center Inc - 1 9.29 mi
725 North Street Pittsfield Massachusetts 01201
(413) 447-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Fairview Hospital 11.01 mi
29 Lewis Avenue Great Barrington Massachusetts 01230
(413) 528-0790
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Berkshire Medical Center 8.7 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 25
Dialysis Unit 8 Conte Drive Pittsfield Massachusetts 01201
(413) 447-3066
South Berkshire County Dialysis Center 10.5 mi
Dialysis Stations: 7
10 Maple Avenue, Suite 200 Great Barrington Massachusetts 01230
(413) 854-9910