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Sacred Heart Nursing Home in New Bedford, MA

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


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They have 217 beds and a daily average of 153.6 residents (which would leave,on average, 63 beds available). Sacred Heart Nursing Home participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Sacred Heart Nursing Home received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the MA average of 3.36 and a National average of 3.32. 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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Due to COVID-19, many nursing homes have new procedures and changing (if any) visiting hours in place. As such we have temporarily removed any visiting hours we provide to avoid confusion. We advise calling Sacred Heart Nursing Home to see what their current protocols for visiting and placement appointments are.

Question Mark Icon Sacred Heart Nursing Home COVID-19 Info
Covid-19 Cases for: Week 29 - Dec 6
New Weekly Resident Cases:
6
Overall Total Resident Cases:
47
New Weekly Staff Cases:
1
Overall Total Staff Cases:
34

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 28 - Nov 29
New Weekly Resident Cases:
4
Overall Total Resident Cases:
41
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
33

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 27 - Nov 22
New Weekly Resident Cases:
1
Overall Total Resident Cases:
37
New Weekly Staff Cases:
5
Overall Total Staff Cases:
33

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 26 - Nov 15
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
36
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
28

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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 4/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
Sacred Heart Nursing Home
Business Name:
Sacred Heart Home
CMS ID:
225389
Street Address:
359 SUMMER STREET
City:
New Bedford
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
02740
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 359 Summer Street in New Bedford Massachusetts 02740.
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They can be reached by phone at (508) 996-6751.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Sacred Heart Nursing Home is approximately 27.2 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 Sacred Heart Nursing Home to Medicare is $842.05 per day (compared to a Massachusetts average of $755.25) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $389.57 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 Sacred Heart Nursing Home 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 Sacred Heart Nursing Home is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 48 men and 93 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Sacred Heart Nursing Home with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
26%
Alzheimer's
65%
Asthma
23%
Cancer
17%
CHF
62%
COPD
40%
Depression
51%
Diabetes
48%
IHD
62%
Osteoporosis
13%
RA or OA
58%
Schizophrenia
36%
Stroke
20%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Sacred Heart Nursing Home began on Jul 01, 1990.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Sacred Heart Nursing Home include:
Blood Admin, 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, Vocational Services, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 110025807A
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL HERITAGE (MASSACHUSETTS)
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 217
Alzheimer's Beds: 70

General Information Icon Staff Size

Sacred Heart Nursing Home provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
42 minutes
LPN / LVN
48 minutes
CNA
144 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.51 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 1.2 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 Sacred Heart Nursing Home. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.9
Administration
13.47
CNAs
98.86
Dentists
0.03
Dietitians
0.36
Food Service
28.45
Housekeeping
15.43
LPN / LVN
29.48
Medical Director
0.09
Mental Health
0.11
Nurse Admin
11.8
Nursing Director
2
Occ. Therapist
2.2
OT Assistant
2.3
Other Staff
10.91
Pharmacist
0.09
Physical Therapist
0.86
Physician
0.57
Physician Ext.
1.03
Podiatrist
0.01
PT Assistant
2.33
Qualified Activities
4.3
RNs
6.4
Social Worker
1.76
Speech Pathology
1.6
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

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: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 1 stars 1 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in New Bedford:
New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home, Inc


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

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Sacred Heart Nursing Home in NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts has 217 beds compared to the Massachusetts average of 116.42 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 153.6 residents compared to the MA average of 82.64 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 70.78% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Massachusetts average of 70.98% and a national average of 81.38%.


Sacred Heart Nursing Home's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the MA average of 3.36 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the MA average of 2.76 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the MA average of 3.42 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MA average of 3.74 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the MA average of 3.47 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the MA average of 3.81 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the MA average of 3.27 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for Sacred Heart Nursing Home versus the MA average of 3.40 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Sacred Heart Nursing Home
Number of Residents:
SACRED HEART NURSING HOME 153.6 vs. MA 82.64 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
SACRED HEART NURSING HOME 217 vs. MA 116.42 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
SACRED HEART NURSING HOME 3 vs. MA 3.4042857142857 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
SACRED HEART NURSING HOME 4 vs. MA 3.36 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Sacred Heart Nursing Home
OrganizationRole
Fitzgerald, EdmundOperational/managerial Control
Fitzpatrick, MichaelOperational/managerial Control
Roque, JoanneOperational/managerial Control
Davis, JenniferDirector
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