MARGARET MCLAUGHLIN MCCARRICK

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Margaret Mclaughlin Mccarrick. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

MARGARET MCLAUGHLIN MCCARRICK
15 DELLWOOD LANE
SOMERSET, NJ 08873
(732) 545-4200

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

94%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 113
  • Certified Beds: 120

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Margaret Mclaughlin Mccarrick. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-1011.3%
Total Percent:11.3%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-101.7%
Total Percent:1.7%
 

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.1%
Total Percent:0.1%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1611.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-1017.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-540.7%
Total Percent:69.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-510.5%
Total Percent:14.0%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.1%
Total Percent:1.3%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Isolation for active infectious disease
2.1%
Total Percent:2.1%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
Total Percent:0.2%
 

Rating Details For Margaret Mclaughlin Mccarrick

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours50 Minutes1 Hour and 2 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours39 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 38 Minutes2 Hours and 19 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 29 Minutes1 Hour and 40 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 7 Minutes3 Hours and 59 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for New Jersey are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNew Jersey Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%90%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%91%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder47%47%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse5%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious4%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased6%13%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%87%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%17%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain1%14%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-2%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 03/11/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2011

Mistreatment

Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

1) Provide 3 Meals Daily at Regular Times; or 2) Serve Breakfast Within 14 Hours After Dinner; or 3) Offer a Snack at Bedtime Each Day.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/15/2011

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Make Sure That Residents Receive Treatment/Services to Continue to Be Able to Care for Themselves, Unless a Change is Unavoidable.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/30/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2011

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Margaret Mclaughlin Mccarrick, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Mistreatment

Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/12/2008

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2009

Resident Rights

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2009

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Margaret Mclaughlin Mccarrick had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 03/11/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/15/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/15/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - Retrieved 2011