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Seven Hills Pediatric Center

  • Nursing Home
  • For Children

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Seven Hills Pediatric Center's website

22 Hillside Avenue,
Groton MA 01450

(978) 448-3388

93.13% estimated occupancy 1

Seven Hills Pediatric Center is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Groton, Massachusetts. This nursing home is a grade A facility, which is a phenomenal rating. You really can not do much better than this place. This facility also received very consistent scores in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • X-Ray

Awards

Top Nursing Home in Massachusetts badge

Top Nursing Home in Massachusetts Awards 2020

Top Nursing Home in Massachusetts badge

Top Nursing Home in Massachusetts Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

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 primarily tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a resident more frequently.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. It received one of our highest grades in that category with an impressive grade of A+. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report, which is still very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the last category we graded, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home completed an elite profile. With our short-term care score, we strive to create a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. 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 looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Seven Hills Pediatric Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents that developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients which experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 2.42% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. More frequent bathing limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A+

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 19.05% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care patients that were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 1.93% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Seven Hills Pediatric Center, 91.44% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Nearby Hospitals

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  • Health Alliance - Clinton HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.57 miles away60 Hospital Road Leominster Massachusetts 01453Voluntary non-profit - Other(978) 466-2000
  • St Joseph HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.95 miles away172 Kinsley St Nashua New Hampshire 03060Voluntary non-profit - Other(603) 882-3000
  • Southern Nh Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 11.75 miles away8 Prospect Street Nashua New Hampshire 03060Voluntary non-profit - Private(603) 577-2000
  • Lowell General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.2 miles away295 Varnum Avenue Lowell Massachusetts 01854Voluntary non-profit - Private(978) 937-6000
  • Emerson Hospital -Acute Care Hospitals 14.97 miles away133 Old Road to 9 Acre Corner Concord Massachusetts 01742Voluntary non-profit - Private(978) 369-1400
  • Marlborough HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.1 miles away157 Union Street Marlborough Massachusetts 01752Voluntary non-profit - Private(508) 481-5000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita Nashua Dialysis11.87 miles away38 Tyler Street Nashua New Hampshire 03061CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (603) 598-1665
  • Davita Pdi Fitchburg12.36 miles away551 Electric Avenue Fitchburg Massachusetts 01420CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (978) 343-4100
  • Fresenius Medical Care Chelmsford12.51 miles away27 Industrial Ave Chelmsford Massachusetts 01824Dialysis Stations: 16 (978) 250-0981
  • Bio-Medical Applications of New Hampshire, Inc.12.56 miles away20 Cotton Road Suite 200 Nashua New Hampshire 03063Dialysis Stations: 21 (603) 577-4547
  • Dci Walden Pond13.99 miles away56 B Winthrop Street Concord Massachusetts 01742Dialysis Stations: 13 (978) 369-1683
  • Fresenius Medical Care Southern Nh Dialysis Center14.95 miles away586 Nashua St Unit #20 Milford New Hampshire 03055Dialysis Stations: 13 (603) 672-6678
  • Fresenius Medical Care of Lowell15.3 miles away847 Rogers Street Suite 101 Lowell Massachusetts 01852CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 35 (978) 441-5100