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Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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47 East Main Street,
West Brookfield MA 01585

81.62% estimated occupancy 1

With an address in West Brookfield, Massachusetts, Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center is the only nursing home located in this city. We awarded this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the country. We can't find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its grades are just impeccable. Keep reading to find this facility's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A report card.

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Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Transportation
  • Dialysis Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Audiology
  • Colostomy Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Catheter Care

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of receiving a strong overall rating, this facility earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors 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.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This facility also was given a first-rate short-term care grade. This actually ended up being its second strongest category score. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Short-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

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. Our nursing score is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area 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

Switching gears to the final area, this facility also performed admirably in our long-term care category. We gave it an A- in this category. This finalized a straight A report card. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 91.24726 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which happens to be slightly lower than we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 4.34% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 1.67% of Patients had UTIs

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 14.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 14.18% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 0.46% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 93.91% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 14.83% of Patients

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

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 21.84% of Residents

This is the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 21.84% of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 13.38% of Patients

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, 88.05% of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with better rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Baystate Wing Hospital and Medical CentersAcute Care Hospitals 11.37 miles away40 Wright Street Palmer Massachusetts 01069Voluntary non-profit - Other(413) 283-7651
  • Harrington Memorial Hospital-1Acute Care Hospitals 12.04 miles away100 South Street Southbridge Massachusetts 01550Voluntary non-profit - Private(508) 765-9771
  • St Vincent HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 17.45 miles away123 Summer Street Worcester Massachusetts 01608Proprietary(508) 363-5000
  • Umass Memorial Medical Center IncAcute Care Hospitals 19.4 miles away55 Lake Avenue North Worcester Massachusetts 01655Voluntary non-profit - Private(508) 334-1000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc Dialysis Services of Palmer11.43 miles away42 Wright Street Palmer Massachusetts 01069Dialysis Stations: 13 (413) 284-0700
  • Auburn Health LLC15.21 miles away771 South Bridge Street Suite 1 Auburn Massachusetts 01501Dialysis Stations: 16 (508) 832-3604
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital17.06 miles awayHemodialysis Unit 123 Summer St, Suite 380 Worcester Massachusetts 01608Dialysis Stations: 12 (508) 363-9460
  • Davita Pdi Worcester17.14 miles away19 Glennie Street Suite A Worcester Massachusetts 01605CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (508) 421-9539
  • Davita Shrewsbury Street Dialysis18.18 miles away267 Shrewsbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01604Dialysis Stations: 16 (774) 530-6353
  • Ara-Ludlow Dialysis, LLC18.29 miles away14 Chestnut Place, Suite B Ludlow Massachusetts 01056CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 13 (413) 583-7983
  • Freedom Center of Worcester19.02 miles away1 Innovation Drive Suite 110 Worcester Massachusetts 01605Dialysis Stations: 6 (508) 767-3950
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Massachusetts Inc19.11 miles away867 Grafton Street Worcester Massachusetts 01604Dialysis Stations: 16 (203) 387-9332