Golden Living Center-lexington

 (781) 861-8630

Golden Living Center-lexington is a 152-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 2 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 2 inspections since 09/15/2011.

840 EMERSON GARDENS ROAD, Lexington, MA, 02420
Summary
overall rating
2 out of 5 stars
beds152
occupancy84.2% (128 of 152)
address840 EMERSON GARDENS ROAD
Lexington, MA, 02420
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Corporation
resident/family council?BOTH
focus facility?NO
 (781) 861-8630
Ratings
Health Inspections
1 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
4 out of 5 stars
RN Only
5 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
4 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
12/16/201002/22/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
04/08/201105/23/2011Administration Deficiencies
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
03/23/201105/13/2011Quality Care Deficiencies
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
01/26/201102/18/2011Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
09/18/201211/01/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
09/18/201211/01/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
09/18/201211/01/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
09/18/201211/01/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
09/18/201212/10/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
09/18/201212/10/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
09/18/201212/10/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
09/18/201211/01/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
09/18/201211/01/2012Administration Deficiencies
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
09/15/201110/28/2011Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.