New England Health Center

 (413) 665-2740

New England Health Center is a 56-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 5 inspections since 10/11/2012.

61 OLD AMHERST ROAD, P O BOX 405, Sunderland, MA, 01375
Summary
overall rating
4 out of 5 stars
beds56
occupancy66.1% (37 of 56)
address61 OLD AMHERST ROAD, P O BOX 405
Sunderland, MA, 01375
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Corporation
resident/family council?BOTH
focus facility?NO
 (413) 665-2740
Ratings
Health Inspections
3 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
4 out of 5 stars
RN Only
4 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
4 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
12/12/201101/05/2012Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
12/12/201101/11/2012Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Properly protected cooking facilities.
12/12/201112/16/2011Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
10/31/201211/09/2012Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
10/31/201212/01/2012Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
10/31/201212/01/2012Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
10/20/2011Not AvailableEnvironmental Deficiencies
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
10/13/201010/18/2010Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
10/11/201211/30/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
10/11/201211/30/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.