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Town and Country Health Care Center

259 Baldwin St
Lowell, MA 01851-2211
(978) 454-5438
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing,
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 16 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Above 16 years of age
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Memory Care
    No care is offered for Alzheimer's or Dementia
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1964
    Number of residents: 80
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Whittier Pharmacy
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    Varied activities both in facility and outings
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private funds
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 73
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid SOMERSET LONG TERM CARE II,LLC
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 9/16/1991
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Both
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average state scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    1 stars
    3.67 stars
    3.81 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    1 stars
    2.92 stars
    2.91 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    4.18 stars
    4.41 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    3.85 stars
    3.98 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    4.19 stars
    4.21 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average state scores in 3 of 14 areas.
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average region scores in 4 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.33 hours
    2.4 hours
    2.5 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.76 hours
    0.81 hours
    0.82 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.57 hours
    0.92 hours
    0.94 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.33 hours
    1.73 hours
    1.76 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.66 hours
    4.13 hours
    4.26 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.08 hours
    0.1 hours
    0.11 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.49 hours
    2.47 hours
    2.48 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.67 hours
    0.63 hours
    0.62 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.96 hours
    0.98 hours
    0.96 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.12 hours
    4.08 hours
    4.07 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.29 hours
    2.39 hours
    2.47 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.94 hours
    1.08 hours
    1.09 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.44 hours
    0.7 hours
    0.73 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.57 hours
    4.09 hours
    4.21 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average state scores in 9 of 13 areas.
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average region scores in 9 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    8.6%
    13.6%
    13.64%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    10.8%
    6.06%
    4.76%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    9.6%
    5.18%
    5.34%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    11.3%
    6.45%
    6.83%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    33.8%
    51.52%
    53.18%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    4.5%
    2.63%
    2.16%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    8.6%
    6.28%
    5.74%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    4%
    4.56%
    4.34%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    2.7%
    1.92%
    1.61%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    6.4%
    2.88%
    3.33%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    95.7%
    95.27%
    94.3%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    95.2%
    96.54%
    96.17%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    26.3%
    22.88%
    23.07%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Town and Country Health Care Center exceeds average region scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    30.3%
    19.2%
    17.58%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0.6%
    1.24%
    0.82%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    94%
    88.93%
    89.53%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    90.7%
    86.69%
    86.87%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.26%
    1.73%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 2
    Health Inspection Rating : 1
    Quality Measures Rating : 4
    Staffing Rating : 4
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 4
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    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 225537
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    MA Nursing Home
    License No. 0185
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Health & Human Services
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