Elmwood Health Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Providence, Rhode Island (RI).

Elmwood Health Center is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 70 beds based at 225 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, RI. The facility has 62 residents indicating 89% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 44 Medicare patients were given 1,728 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $395,762 by Medicare. 53 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $23,670 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to be physically restrained and long-stay residents to lose too much weight at Elmwood Health Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

225 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Phone Number

(401) 272-0600

Geographic Coordinates

41.806671, -71.424916
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
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Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
70
Providence Average
89
Providence County Average
104
Rhode Island Average
102
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Providence
94.08%
Providence County
92.31%
Rhode Island
92.36%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
62
Providence Average
83
Providence County Average
96
Rhode Island Average
94
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Providence
1 (8.33%)
Providence County
1 (1.89%)
Rhode Island
1 (1.16%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Providence
0 (0.00%)
Providence County
1 (1.89%)
Rhode Island
1 (1.16%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 12/07/2006 - Health Survey
  • 12/07/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/17/2005 - Health Survey
  • 11/17/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/06/2004 - Health Survey
  • 12/02/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.70
Providence Average
0.98
Providence County Average
0.77
Rhode Island Average
0.78
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.27
Providence Average
2.51
Providence County Average
2.43
Rhode Island Average
2.39
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.32
Providence Average
0.55
Providence County Average
0.40
Rhode Island Average
0.37
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.02
Providence Average
1.53
Providence County Average
1.17
Rhode Island Average
1.15
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Providence
90.45%
Providence County
87.24%
Rhode Island
87.96%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Providence
17.11%
Providence County
14.18%
Rhode Island
14.63%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Providence
2.70%
Providence County
2.48%
Rhode Island
2.78%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
46.00%
Providence
39.25%
Providence County
41.65%
Rhode Island
43.96%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Providence
1.80%
Providence County
1.52%
Rhode Island
1.61%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Providence
8.30%
Providence County
10.74%
Rhode Island
10.48%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Providence
83.56%
Providence County
78.05%
Rhode Island
80.00%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Providence
90.70%
Providence County
85.64%
Rhode Island
87.81%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Providence
3.00%
Providence County
2.85%
Rhode Island
2.62%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Providence
3.71%
Providence County
3.32%
Rhode Island
2.96%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Providence
10.70%
Providence County
12.06%
Rhode Island
12.06%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Providence
5.40%
Providence County
4.74%
Rhode Island
4.70%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Providence
11.57%
Providence County
11.73%
Rhode Island
12.42%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Providence
6.90%
Providence County
8.15%
Rhode Island
8.26%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Providence
86.50%
Providence County
77.25%
Rhode Island
79.49%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
44
Providence Average
101
Providence County Average
101
Rhode Island Average
96
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
23
Providence Average
89
Providence County Average
89
Rhode Island Average
85
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
1,728
Providence Average
2,854
Providence County Average
3,031
Rhode Island Average
2,911
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
53
Providence Average
41
Providence County Average
54
Rhode Island Average
56
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$395,762
Providence Average
$909,503
Providence County Average
$963,677
Rhode Island Average
$933,547
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$229
Providence Average
$319
Providence County Average
$318
Rhode Island Average
$321
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$23,670
Providence Average
$32,598
Providence County Average
$46,958
Rhode Island Average
$53,510
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$8,995
Providence Average
$9,050
Providence County Average
$9,548
Rhode Island Average
$9,724
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$17,207
Providence Average
$10,219
Providence County Average
$10,826
Rhode Island Average
$10,948
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$447
Providence Average
$805
Providence County Average
$875
Rhode Island Average
$960
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

12/07/2006 - Quality Care

12/07/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/07/2006

12/07/2006 - Quality Care

12/07/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/07/2006

12/07/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

12/07/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/07/2006

11/17/2005 - Administration

11/17/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Quality Care

11/17/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

11/17/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Environmental

11/17/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Environmental

11/17/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep a resident apart from the others if the resident has an infection that can spread.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Environmental

11/17/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have enough outside airflow.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Administration

11/17/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Give or get lab tests to meet the needs of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Administration

11/17/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep complete, dated lab records in the resident's file.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Resident Rights

11/17/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Environmental

11/17/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep safe, clean and homelike surroundings.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Environmental

11/17/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Resident Assessment

11/17/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Quality Care

11/17/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Quality Care

11/17/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

11/17/2005 - Quality Care

11/17/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2005
Date Fixed:
12/16/2005

07/06/2005 - Resident Rights

07/06/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/06/2005
Date Fixed:
08/09/2005

04/12/2005 - Environmental

04/12/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
04/12/2005

12/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

12/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/06/2004
Date Fixed:
01/11/2005

12/06/2004 - Environmental

12/06/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/06/2004
Date Fixed:
01/11/2005

12/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

12/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Do a new assessment after any major change in a resident's physical or mental health.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/06/2004
Date Fixed:
01/11/2005

12/06/2004 - Environmental

12/06/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/06/2004
Date Fixed:
01/11/2005

12/02/2004 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

12/02/2004 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/02/2004
Date Fixed:
01/11/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Providence at a Glance

Providence has a total population of 173,618, of which 45,277 are children under the age of 18 and 18,155 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 28.1.

Total Population:
173,618
Median Age:
28.1
Males:
83,035 (47.8%)
Female:
90,583 (52.2%)
Children (0-17):
45,277 (26.1%)
Adults (18-64):
110,186 (63.5%)
Seniors (65+):
18,155 (10.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Providence
Married:
52,246 (30.1%)
Divorced:
12,188 (7.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Providence
Hispanic Ethnicity:
52,146 (30.03%)
White:
94,666 (54.53%)
African American:
25,243 (14.54%)
Asian:
10,432 (6.01%)
Pacific Islander:
270 (0.16%)
Indian:
1,975 (1.14%)
Other:
30,477 (17.55%)
Two or More:
10,555 (6.08%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Providence

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.38, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.38 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
4
Doctors:
2,444
Home Agencies:
6
Hospitals:
4
Nursing Homes:
12
Medical Suppliers:
39
Rehab Centers:
14

Wealth

The median family income is $32,058 while the median household income is $26,867. Roughly 26.89% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$32,058
Household Income:
$26,867
In Poverty:
26.89%

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