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Bear Mountain At Reading has been cited for a total of 66 deficiencies since we began saving each survey. We believe it is worthwhile to show how things are and were. Some improve and some get worse. Rather than a snapshot, we take s longer view than most. A longer view, we believe, paints a better and more worthwhile picture. We start from them most recent and go back as you scroll down.

Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location or here to see if more recent data is available for Bear Mountain At Reading.

Since we bagan longer term (multi year tracking, numbers will naturally be higher than 3 (or so surverys).
There are 367 nursing homes in Massachusetts with a total of 22,497 deficiencies resulting in an average of 61.30 deficiencies per nursing home.



The following table describes how deficiencies are scored. An easy way to remember the severity of a deficiency's scope is that the further along in the alphabet (A through L) the scope value is, the more severe the deficiency is.
Additionally, A through F means no actual harm has happened.

Table describing the severity and scope of deficiencies


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Deficiency Cited, Scope, survery date, stems from a complaint, and Date of Correction
Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined clinically appropriate.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Give residents notice of Medicaid/Medicare coverage and potential liability for services not covered.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure each resident must receive and the facility must provide necessary behavioral health care and services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Ensure therapeutic diets are prescribed by the attending physician and may be delegated to a registered or licensed dietitian, to the extent allowed by State law.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-10-13
Corrected:
2023-11-16

Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-07-17
Corrected:
2023-08-14

Educate residents and staff on COVID-19 vaccination, offer the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents and staff after education, and properly document each resident and staff member's vaccination status.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-07-17
Corrected:
2023-08-14

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-02
Corrected:
2022-10-24

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-01-25
Corrected:
2021-02-17

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-01-25
Corrected:
2021-02-17

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-12-21
Corrected:
2021-01-21

Perform COVID19 testing on residents and staff.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-12-21
Corrected:
2021-01-21

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-07-07
Corrected:
2020-08-12

Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined clinically appropriate.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Ensure that the resident and his/her doctor meet face-to-face at all required visits.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined clinically appropriate.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Ensure that the resident and his/her doctor meet face-to-face at all required visits.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-08
Corrected:
2019-12-20

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14

Regularly inspect all bed frames, mattresses, and bed rails (if any) for safety; and all bed rails and mattresses must attach safely to the bed frame.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-01-07
Corrected:
2019-02-14



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