Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit

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Opening Times

  • Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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This page includes contact information about the Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit like street address and directions, phone number, inspections, penalties and other useful information.

This facility address is: Old Road To Nine Acre Corner, West Concord, MA, 01742. Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit is ranked 1 out of 2 total Nursing Home Facilities in the city of West Concord, 173 out of 233 facilities within 20 mile radius and 295 out of 410 facilities within the state of Massachusetts. They have 16.0 Residents in Beds and 20.0 Medicaid Beds.

About Nursing home and Assisted living

  • 20 certified beds
  • Participates in : Medicare and Medicaid
  • Automatic sprinkler systems in all required areas :Yes
  • Not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • Within a Hospital
  • Resident council only

Cost and Pricing Information

Facility Private Room Monthly Cost Non-private Room Monthly Cost
Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit We do not have pricing for this facility
State Average Cost $12,015 $11,254
On Medicaid it may be possible to to have the full cost of care covered, less the income of the individual receiving care.

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Inspection Results

Each year, an inspection is carried out by the Regional Liaison Officers to ensure that the services offered by a nursing home meet the official requirements. The Department of Social Development brings in the inspecting officers. The examinations are usually a surprise, and their completion can take a couple of days. Besides yearly evaluations from the Department of Social Development, they can also make an extra visit if there are contentions about the well-being of nursing home residents. For evaluating the situation and taking suitable action, a follow-up visit can be made.

Moreover, yearly inspections are performed by the Department of Health Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (Public Health) and the Department of Public Safety inspection services, including the Office of the Fire Marshal as well. As the checks take place annually, they should always be updated before the issuance or renewal of licenses of nursing homes.

Overall rating: 5 (Much Above Average).

  • Quality of resident care: 5 (Much Above Average).
  • Long-stay quality of resident care: 0 (Not Available).

Health inspections

The health examinations page of Nursing Home Compare has the following information:

  • Info on a nursing home’s health inspections
  • Complaints filed
  • Resulting citations

Nursing homes, which are certified by Medicare and Medicaid, are investigated annually. Health care specialists thoroughly examine a nursing home for any present health and safety citations. The rating on a health examination page is rewarded according to a nursing home’s most recent and the last two health assessments. Results of the preceding three years of complaint files and inspection revisits are also accounted for in the star rating.

  • Health Inspection rating: 5 (Much Above Average).
  • Total number of health citations: 0
  • Average number of health citations in Massachusetts: 8.8
  • Average number of health citations in the U.S.: 8.3

Fire safety inspections

Medicare or Medicaid-certified nursing homes should always meet the official safety standards set by government authoritiesto guarantee the safety of the residents. Fire safety experts check the nursing homes for the LSC (Life Safety Code) bar,fire safety, and emergency readiness set of CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services). These are intended for preventingfires and protecting residents in unfortunate cases of emergency like a fire, tornado, flood, hurricane, gas leak, or power failure.

  • Automatic Sprinkler Systems in All Required Areas: Yes
  • Total number of fire safety citations: 0
  • Average number of fire safety citations in MA: 1.2
  • Average number of fire safety citations in the U.S.: 3.0

Staffing rating

Data in the Staffing Rating section mentions any present licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPN/LVN), registered nurses (RN),nurse aides, and physical therapists (PT). Note that physical therapists are not counted in the “all staffing” rating. Additionally,the staff-resident health ratio is also considered in the “staffing” star rating. A nursing home that houses residents of lower and averagehealth might need more staff as compared to a nursing home where the average health condition of the residents is better.

  • Staffing rating: 5 (Much Above Average).
  • Average number of residents per day: 15.4 (the state of 99.3 and a National average of 86.1).
  • Total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day: 4 hours and 35 minutes (the state of 1 hour and 35 minutes and a National average of 1 hour and 34 minutes).
  • RN hours per resident per day: 4 hours and 15 minutes (the state of 42 minutes and a National average of 41 minutes).
  • LPN/LVN hours per resident per day: 19 minutes (the state of 53 minutes and a National average of 52 minutes).
  • Nurse aide hours per resident per day: 2 hours and 24 minutes (the state of 2 hours and 8 minutes and a National average of 2 hours and 18 minutes).
  • Physical therapist staff hours per resident per day: 42 minutes (the state of 5 minutes and a National average of 5 minutes).

Registered Nurse staffing rating

These are certified healthcare workers responsible for coordination, management, and general delivery of care to the residentsof a nursing home. The rating of RN staffing depends on the staff-sick resident ratio. Some residents of a nursing home are not ashealthy as other residents might need more care, so nursing homes with more RN staff will be better equipped to fulfill the caring needs of such residents.

  • Registered Nurse staffing rating: 5 (Much Above Average).
  • Average number of residents per day: 15.4 (the state of 99.3 and a National average of 86.1).
  • RN hours per resident per day: 4 hours and 15 minutes (the state of 42 minutes and a National average of 41 minutes).

Penalties

If a nursing home receives a severe citation and is unable to improve on it for long, a penalty may be imposed. This penalty can be either a fine or a canceled payment from Medicare.

  • Federal fines in the last 3 years: 0
  • Amount(s) and date(s): This nursing home hasn’t received any fines in the last 3 years.States may also impose penalties under state law. To search state websites Click here.
  • Payment denials by Medicare in the last 3 years: 0

Popular questions at Emerson Rehabilitation & Transitional Care Unit

How many days will Medicare pay for nursing home?

Medicare does not cover the full cost of staying in a nursing home. Medicare does cover the first 100 days in any skilled nursing facility, but after that point you will need to rely on savings, long-term care insurance, Medicaid, or another solution to pay your nursing home expenses.

How can I pay my nursing home expenses with Social Security?

If you’re a senior who is receiving Social Security income, you can use it to help pay for your nursing home expenses. However, it’s important to note that Social Security usually isn’t enough to cover the cost of living in a nursing home. You’ll need to use another form of income, whether that’s long-term care insurance or savings you may have, to pay for Social Security in its entirety. It’s also important to note that if you are using Medicaid to pay for your nursing home costs, you may need to forfeit some or all of your Social Security income, depending on how much you receive.

How to pay for nursing home?

  • Medicare provides some coverage for nursing facilities, but you will still be left with out-of-pocket expenses. Medicare covers 100 days at a skilled nursing facility per benefit period. In some cases, Medicare can also cover 35 hours per week of home health services.
  • Medicaid assistance levels differ between states. Veterans and their spouses may also be eligible for extended assistance benefits – veterans themselves may qualify for as much as $1,794 per month in assistance for nursing home costs.
  • Many people choose to pay their nursing home fees with long-term care insurance. Long-term care insurance is designed to cover nursing homes, assisted living, and other ongoing healthcare needs. Some types of life insurance also provide a way to access your death benefit to pay for long-term medical coverage as needed.

What is a nursing home?

A nursing home is a facility for old adults that provides medical services as well as help with important daily tasks, such as eating and bathing. Patients in nursing homes are supervised by a team of physicians and nurses to ensure that care is always available. Nursing homes provide visitation options so that patients can maintain their relationships with their loved ones.

How to pay for nursing home when money runs out?

For many people, the high costs of a nursing home are far outside of their monthly budget. If you don’t have the money to pay for a nursing home, Medicaid will be the best option in most cases. Medicare requirements are determined by state governments and can differ based on where you live, but your income will need to be under a certain amount in order to qualify. In most cases, you will also be required to sell any property that you aren’t living in and sell any existing investments you have before you can qualify for Medicaid coverage.

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