Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley

 (978) 667-2166

Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley is a 124-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 4 inspections since 03/03/2011.

80 BOSTON ROAD, Billerica, MA, 01862
Summary
overall rating
4 out of 5 stars
beds124
occupancy95.2% (118 of 124)
address80 BOSTON ROAD
Billerica, MA, 01862
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Corporation
resident/family council?RESIDENT
focus facility?NO
 (978) 667-2166
Ratings
Health Inspections
4 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
2 out of 5 stars
RN Only
3 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
4 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
04/01/201004/27/2010Resident Rights Deficiencies
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
04/01/201004/27/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
04/23/201006/30/2010Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
04/23/201005/14/2010Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
04/23/201004/26/2010Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
04/23/201005/14/2010Electrical Deficiencies
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
04/13/201205/25/2012Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
04/13/201205/22/2012Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
03/19/201204/07/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
03/19/201204/07/2012Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
03/19/201204/07/2012Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
03/03/201103/04/2011Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.