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Palmer Healthcare Center in Palmer, MA


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Palmer Healthcare Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Palmer, Massachusetts ( Hampden county )

Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, their Phone Number, Activities, and Comparisons can be viewed below. Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews for Palmer Healthcare Center are also available.

They have 61 beds and 47 residents (which would leave 14 beds available). Palmer Healthcare Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Individual ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.



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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 3/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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They are located at the following address: 250 Shearer Street in Palmer Massachusetts 01069.
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They can be reached by phone at (413) 283-8361.

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Nursing Home:
Palmer Healthcare Center
Business Name:
Wellman Healthcare Group Inc
CMS ID:
225763
Street Address:
250 SHEARER STREET
City:
PALMER
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
01069
Phone #:
(413) 283-8361
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Individual
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average age at Palmer Healthcare Center is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 18 men and 19 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Palmer Healthcare Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
16%
Asthma
19%
Cancer
16%
CHF
41%
COPD
41%
Depression
59%
Diabetes
38%
Hyperlipidemia
57%
IHD
49%
Osteoporosis
14%
RA or OA
68%
Schizophrenia
57%
Stroke
11%

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Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Palmer Healthcare Center began on Feb 15, 2002.


Services Provided by Palmer Healthcare Center 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 Social Services
Therapeutic Qualified Activities
X-rays


Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 10-01-2003
Medicaid ID: 110026590A
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL HERITAGE (MASSACHUSETTS)
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 61

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The average length of stay at Palmer Healthcare Center is approximately 26.7 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).


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

Registered Nurse
31.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
42.6 minutes
CNA
85.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.24 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 9.06 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 Palmer Healthcare Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
3.79
Administration
3.6
CNAs
13.26
Dentists
0.03
Dietitians
0.16
Food Service
6.82
Housekeeping
4.74
LPN / LVN
6.06
Mental Health
0.34
Nurse Admin
1.96
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
0.93
Other Staff
1.86
Physical Therapist
0.59
Physician
0.09
Physician Ext.
0.31
PT Assistant
0.47
Qualified Activities
0.97
RNs
2.79
Social Worker
0.91
Speech Pathology
0.01
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Palmer Healthcare Center in PALMER, Massachusetts has 61 beds compared to a Massachusetts average of 114.80 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 47 residents compared to a MA average of 92.89 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 77.05% occupancy rate compared to a Massachusetts average of 80.91% and a national average of 81.38%.


Palmer Healthcare Center's star ratings compare as follows:

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

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.2 for Palmer Healthcare Center versus the MA average of 3.51 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Palmer Healthcare Center
Number of Residents:
PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER 47 vs. MA 92.89 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER 61 vs. MA 114.80 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER 3.2 vs. MA 3.508 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER 3 vs. MA 3.54 vs. National 3.04

Hospital Icon Hospitals near Palmer Healthcare Center
Wing Memorial Hospital And Medical Center
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(413) 283-7651
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