Highlands, The

(866) 871-8551

335 Nichols Rd, FITCHBURG, MA


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Highlands, The is a large, for profit, nursing home with 168 beds based in Fitchburg, MA. At last check, the facility had 161 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of Massachusetts. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Highlands, The, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 70% of nursing homes in Massachusetts.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Highlands, The with other senior care providers in Massachusetts. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/28/2011.
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10/18/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

My grandmother is currently here for rehabilitation and i believe that she is in really good. hands this place is clean and she feels happy thankyou

Description of Highlands, The in FITCHBURG, MA

Number of Beds : 168

Elevate your standard of living and experience quality skilled nursing, hospice and respite services at Highlands Long Term Care Center in Fitchburg, MA. Highlands Long Term Care Center provides a low-maintenance lifestyle and the assistance seniors need to enjoy retirement. In this community, skilled nursing, hospice and respite services are provided. For more information about assisted living at Highlands Long Term Care Center, call today.

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Demographic Profile for FITCHBURG, MA, 01420


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
35.7 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

9% Below
Cost of Food
4% Below
33% Above
1% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
38 / 100
Water Quality
52 / 100
Superfund Sites
29 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes