Skip to content

Life Care Center of Wilbraham

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-Sep 20: B+Oct 20: A-Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: A-Nov 21: A-Jan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: AMay 22: AJun 22: AAug 22: ASep 22: A
See Rating Overview
Life Care Center of Wilbraham's website

2399 Boston Road,
Wilbraham MA 01095

(413) 596-3111

77.07% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, Life Care Center of Wilbraham is one of a mere two facilities in this area. We awarded this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. You really can't do much better than this nursing home. One of the best aspects of this facility's remarkable report card is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Partnership
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
Less:
More:
April
April 1, 2021April 2, 2021April 3, 2021April 4, 2021April 5, 2021April 6, 2021April 7, 2021April 8, 2021April 9, 2021April 10, 2021April 11, 2021April 12, 2021April 13, 2021April 14, 2021April 15, 2021April 16, 2021April 17, 2021April 18, 2021April 19, 2021April 20, 2021April 21, 2021April 22, 2021April 23, 2021April 24, 2021April 25, 2021April 26, 2021April 27, 2021April 28, 2021April 29, 2021April 30, 2021
May
May 1, 2021May 2, 2021May 3, 2021May 4, 2021May 5, 2021May 6, 2021May 7, 2021May 8, 2021May 9, 2021May 10, 2021May 11, 2021May 12, 2021May 13, 2021May 14, 2021May 15, 2021May 16, 2021May 17, 2021May 18, 2021May 19, 2021May 20, 2021May 21, 2021May 22, 2021May 23, 2021May 24, 2021May 25, 2021May 26, 2021May 27, 2021May 28, 2021May 29, 2021May 30, 2021May 31, 2021
June
June 1, 2021June 2, 2021June 3, 2021June 4, 2021June 5, 2021June 6, 2021June 7, 2021June 8, 2021June 9, 2021June 10, 2021June 11, 2021June 12, 2021June 13, 2021June 14, 2021June 15, 2021June 16, 2021June 17, 2021June 18, 2021June 19, 2021June 20, 2021June 21, 2021June 22, 2021June 23, 2021June 24, 2021June 25, 2021June 26, 2021June 27, 2021June 28, 2021June 29, 2021June 30, 2021
July
July 1, 2021July 2, 2021July 3, 2021July 4, 2021July 5, 2021July 6, 2021July 7, 2021July 8, 2021July 9, 2021July 10, 2021July 11, 2021July 12, 2021July 13, 2021July 14, 2021July 15, 2021July 16, 2021July 17, 2021July 18, 2021July 19, 2021July 20, 2021July 21, 2021July 22, 2021July 23, 2021July 24, 2021July 25, 2021July 26, 2021July 27, 2021July 28, 2021July 29, 2021July 30, 2021July 31, 2021
August
August 1, 2021August 2, 2021August 3, 2021August 4, 2021August 5, 2021August 6, 2021August 7, 2021August 8, 2021August 9, 2021August 10, 2021August 11, 2021August 12, 2021August 13, 2021August 14, 2021August 15, 2021August 16, 2021August 17, 2021August 18, 2021August 19, 2021August 20, 2021August 21, 2021August 22, 2021August 23, 2021August 24, 2021August 25, 2021August 26, 2021August 27, 2021August 28, 2021August 29, 2021August 30, 2021August 31, 2021
September
September 1, 2021September 2, 2021September 3, 2021September 4, 2021September 5, 2021September 6, 2021September 7, 2021September 8, 2021September 9, 2021September 10, 2021September 11, 2021September 12, 2021September 13, 2021September 14, 2021September 15, 2021September 16, 2021September 17, 2021September 18, 2021September 19, 2021September 20, 2021September 21, 2021September 22, 2021September 23, 2021September 24, 2021September 25, 2021September 26, 2021September 27, 2021September 28, 2021September 29, 2021September 30, 2021
October
October 1, 2021October 2, 2021October 3, 2021October 4, 2021October 5, 2021October 6, 2021October 7, 2021October 8, 2021October 9, 2021October 10, 2021October 11, 2021October 12, 2021October 13, 2021October 14, 2021October 15, 2021October 16, 2021October 17, 2021October 18, 2021October 19, 2021October 20, 2021October 21, 2021October 22, 2021October 23, 2021October 24, 2021October 25, 2021October 26, 2021October 27, 2021October 28, 2021October 29, 2021October 30, 2021October 31, 2021
November
November 1, 2021November 2, 2021November 3, 2021November 4, 2021November 5, 2021November 6, 2021November 7, 2021November 8, 2021November 9, 2021November 10, 2021November 11, 2021November 12, 2021November 13, 2021November 14, 2021November 15, 2021November 16, 2021November 17, 2021November 18, 2021November 19, 2021November 20, 2021November 21, 2021November 22, 2021November 23, 2021November 24, 2021November 25, 2021November 26, 2021November 27, 2021November 28, 2021November 29, 2021November 30, 2021
December
December 1, 2021December 2, 2021December 3, 2021December 4, 2021December 5, 2021December 6, 2021December 7, 2021December 8, 2021December 9, 2021December 10, 2021December 11, 2021December 12, 2021December 13, 2021December 14, 2021December 15, 2021December 16, 2021December 17, 2021December 18, 2021December 19, 2021December 20, 2021December 21, 2021December 22, 2021December 23, 2021December 24, 2021December 25, 2021December 26, 2021December 27, 2021December 28, 2021December 29, 2021December 30, 2021December 31, 2021
January
January 1, 2022January 2, 2022January 3, 2022January 4, 2022January 5, 2022January 6, 2022January 7, 2022January 8, 2022January 9, 2022January 10, 2022January 11, 2022January 12, 2022January 13, 2022January 14, 2022January 15, 2022January 16, 2022January 17, 2022January 18, 2022January 19, 2022January 20, 2022January 21, 2022January 22, 2022January 23, 2022January 24, 2022January 25, 2022January 26, 2022January 27, 2022January 28, 2022January 29, 2022January 30, 2022January 31, 2022
February
February 1, 2022February 2, 2022February 3, 2022February 4, 2022February 5, 2022February 6, 2022February 7, 2022February 8, 2022February 9, 2022February 10, 2022February 11, 2022February 12, 2022February 13, 2022February 14, 2022February 15, 2022February 16, 2022February 17, 2022February 18, 2022February 19, 2022February 20, 2022February 21, 2022February 22, 2022February 23, 2022February 24, 2022February 25, 2022February 26, 2022February 27, 2022February 28, 2022
March
March 1, 2022March 2, 2022March 3, 2022March 4, 2022March 5, 2022March 6, 2022March 7, 2022March 8, 2022March 9, 2022March 10, 2022March 11, 2022March 12, 2022March 13, 2022March 14, 2022March 15, 2022March 16, 2022March 17, 2022March 18, 2022March 19, 2022March 20, 2022March 21, 2022March 22, 2022March 23, 2022March 24, 2022March 25, 2022March 26, 2022March 27, 2022March 28, 2022March 29, 2022March 30, 2022March 31, 2022

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition to earning a strong overall score, this facility also received excellent inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best grades in that category, with an A. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Contributing to its high-end assessment, this facility also was awarded a strong short-term care score, with a score of A. With our short-term care score, we seek to forge a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. In computing our nursing scores, we look at both nursing hours and the training levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures 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: A-minus

The final area we analyzed was long-term care, where this nursing home was given an A-. This finished off a first-rate report card. Few facilities received an A- or better in every category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.6875 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Life Care Center of Wilbraham Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 2.42% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic can be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 19.05% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 1.93% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 91.44% of Patients

This is the percent of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 15.15% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 17.66% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 1.44 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 17.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 10.93 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Life Care Center of Wilbraham, 71.35% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Baystate Wing Hospital and Medical CentersAcute Care Hospitals 5.82 miles away40 Wright Street Palmer Massachusetts 01069Voluntary non-profit - Other(413) 283-7651
  • Mercy Medical CtrAcute Care Hospitals 7.65 miles away271 Carew Street Springfield Massachusetts 01104Voluntary non-profit - Private(413) 748-9000
  • Baystate Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.04 miles away759 Chestnut Street Springfield Massachusetts 01199Voluntary non-profit - Private(413) 794-0000
  • Holyoke Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 9.44 miles away575 Beech Street Holyoke Massachusetts 01040Voluntary non-profit - Private(413) 534-2500
  • Baystate Noble HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.78 miles away115 West Silver Street Westfield Massachusetts 01085Voluntary non-profit - Private(413) 568-2811
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital Inc,TheAcute Care Hospitals 16.15 miles away30 Locust Street Northampton Massachusetts 01060Voluntary non-profit - Private(413) 582-2000
  • Rockville General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.77 miles away31 Union St Vernon Rockville Connecticut 06066Proprietary(860) 872-5160

Nearby Dialysis

  • Ara-Ludlow Dialysis, LLC1.55 miles away14 Chestnut Place, Suite B Ludlow Massachusetts 01056CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 13 (413) 583-7983
  • East Springfield Dialysis (Bma of Massachusetts)5.02 miles away1515 State Street Springfield Massachusetts 01109CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (413) 732-1586
  • Fmc Dialysis Services of Palmer5.77 miles away42 Wright Street Palmer Massachusetts 01069Dialysis Stations: 13 (413) 284-0700
  • Dialysis Center of Western Massachusetts6.46 miles away601 Memorial Drive, Suite H Chicopee Massachusetts 01020Dialysis Stations: 15 (413) 593-3078
  • Springfield Dialysis Center7.75 miles away125 Liberty Street, Suite 101 Springfield Massachusetts 01103Dialysis Stations: 16 (413) 736-9600
  • Chicopee Dialysis Center7.93 miles awayI 391 Industrial Park 317 Meadow Street Chicopee Massachusetts 01013Dialysis Stations: 17 (413) 535-2529
  • Western Mass. Kidney Center (Bma Springfield)8.05 miles away2000 Main Street Springfield Massachusetts 01103CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 33 (413) 739-4751
  • Pioneer Valley Dialysis Center8.54 miles away208 Ashley Avenue West Springfield Massachusetts 01089CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (413) 750-3400