Merry Heart of Boonton Township

 (973) 334-2454

Merry Heart of Boonton Township is a 117-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 3 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 3 inspections since 01/11/2010.

199 POWERVILLE ROAD, Boonton, NJ, 07005
overall rating
3 out of 5 stars
occupancy79.5% (93 of 117)
Boonton, NJ, 07005
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Partnership
resident/family council?RESIDENT
focus facility?NO
 (973) 334-2454
Health Inspections
2 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
3 out of 5 stars
RN Only
4 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
5 out of 5 stars
DateDate FixedComplaint
01/11/201002/25/2010Resident Rights Deficiencies
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
01/11/201001/16/2010Resident Rights Deficiencies
Ensure that each resident has the right to join in social, religious, and community activities.
01/11/201002/25/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
01/11/201002/25/2010Pharmacy 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.
01/11/201002/25/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
DateDate FixedDeficiency
12/21/201001/20/2011Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
12/21/201001/20/2011Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
12/21/201001/20/2011Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
12/21/201001/20/2011Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
01/19/2012Not AvailableBuilding Construction Deficiencies
Approved construction type or materials.
01/19/201202/25/2012Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
01/19/201202/18/2012Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
01/19/201202/02/2012Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident.
01/19/201202/10/2012Administration Deficiencies
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
01/11/201002/07/2010Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Exits that are accessible at all times.