Masconomet Healthcare Center is the sole facility located in Topsfield, Massachusetts. With an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is among the highest-graded facilities we looked at. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 100 nursing homes in Massachusetts. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of elite nursing homes. Finally, this worked out to be a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong scores in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of faring well overall, this nursing home received high marks in our short-term care rating as well. As a result, it received our highest grade in that category with an A+. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities in the nation in this area with 63 percent of its residents returning home.

Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 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

This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing rating is largely associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This place provided 3.9 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Roughly a quarter of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are among the most highly skilled levels of nurses. Both are impressive figures, which typically correlates with higher quality care. Lastly, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality measures we looked at in this category. For example, it performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+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-
Historical

In the last category we analyzed, this nursing home was given a very strong grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility finished off a straight A report card. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.178085 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.32 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility had fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

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

Masconomet Healthcare Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for too long.

Provider
B
6.83%
State
B+
5.75%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.

Provider
B+
2.47%
State
B
3.35%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
F
7.71%
State
B
2.46%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
D
26.82%
State
B-
17.92%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This gauges the percentage of long-term care residents which are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
B+
17.27%
State
B+
18.77%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression could imply worse patient care.

Provider
B
2.32%
State
B+
1.73%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percent of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B-
96.29%
State
B-
90.87%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the decline of a resident's well-being.

Provider
A
9.09%
State
B
14.82%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percent of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels.

Provider
B+
18.11%
State
B
16.96%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A-
1.28
State
B+
1.45
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B-
18.11
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
B-
10.51
State
B
9.99
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
D
54.25%
State
B-
63.24%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Beverly Hospital Corporation 5.51 mi
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Winchester Hospital 14.96 mi
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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington 16.95 mi
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Nearby Dialysis

North Shore Regional Dialysis Center 5.13 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
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Peabody Dialysis Center 7.66 mi
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Dialysis Stations: 22
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Davita Salem Northeast Dialysis 8.96 mi
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Davita North Andover Renal at Home 10.88 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 19
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North Suburban Dialysis Center (Bma Essex County) 12.17 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 27
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Dialysis Stations: 21
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(978) 975-3117
Fmc Services of Stoneham 12.32 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
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(781) 279-2454