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Fitchburg Healthcare in Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg Healthcare is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Worcester county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Fitchburg Healthcare includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 160 beds and 111 residents (which would leave 49 beds available). Fitchburg Healthcare participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Fitchburg Healthcare received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the MA average of 3.54 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 2/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
Fitchburg Healthcare
Business Name:
1199 John Fitch Highway Operator Llc
CMS ID:
225216
Street Address:
1199 JOHN FITCH HWY
City:
Fitchburg
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
01420
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 1199 John Fitch Hwy in Fitchburg Massachusetts 01420.
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They can be reached by phone at (978) 345-0146.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Fitchburg Healthcare is approximately 18.1 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Fitchburg Healthcare to Medicare is $587.23 per day (compared to a Massachusetts average of $755.25) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $525.48 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Fitchburg Healthcare directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Fitchburg Healthcare is approximately 76 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 48 men and 51 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Fitchburg Healthcare with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
24%
Alzheimer's
55%
Asthma
31%
Cancer
17%
CHF
48%
COPD
53%
Depression
60%
Diabetes
46%
Hyperlipidemia
61%
IHD
54%
Osteoporosis
19%
RA or OA
48%
Schizophrenia
22%
Stroke
9%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Fitchburg Healthcare began on Dec 01, 1974.


Services Provided by Fitchburg Healthcare include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 7
Last Ownership Change: 09-01-2017
Medicaid ID: 110026355A
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 160
Multi-Facility Name: Next Step

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Fitchburg Healthcare provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
28.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
45.6 minutes
CNA
110.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.23 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.42 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Fitchburg Healthcare. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.63
Administration
6.86
CNAs
48.89
Dentists
0.06
Dietitians
0.69
Food Service
12.04
Housekeeping
10.14
LPN / LVN
18.27
Medical Director
0.57
Mental Health
0.46
Nurse Admin
3.77
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
2.14
Other Staff
1.14
Pharmacist
0.11
Physical Therapist
1.14
Physician
0.23
Physician Ext.
1.26
Podiatrist
0.06
PT Assistant
2.15
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
5.26
Social Worker
2.35
Speech Pathology
1.03
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Fitchburg:
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Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Fitchburg Healthcare in FITCHBURG, Massachusetts has 160 beds compared to the Massachusetts average of 114.80 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 111 residents compared to the MA average of 92.89 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 69.38% occupancy rate compared to the Massachusetts average of 80.91% and a national average of 81.38%.


Fitchburg Healthcare's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MA average of 3.54 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MA average of 2.86 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the MA average of 3.39 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the MA average of 4.06 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the MA average of 3.69 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.8 for Fitchburg Healthcare versus the MA average of 3.51 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
FITCHBURG HEALTHCARE 111 vs. MA 92.89 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
FITCHBURG HEALTHCARE 160 vs. MA 114.80 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
FITCHBURG HEALTHCARE 2.8 vs. MA 3.508 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
FITCHBURG HEALTHCARE 2 vs. MA 3.54 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Fitchburg Healthcare
OrganizationRole
Next Step Healthcare Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Next Step Healthcare LlcOperational/managerial Control
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