Briarwood Healthcare Center

Briarwood Healthcare Center

Overview

Briarwood Healthcare Center is located in Iowa City, IA, part of Johnson County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 74,596. 11.2% of residents are 65 years or older, 5.3% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are University Heights, Hills, and Tiffin.

Our network provides data for 9 senior living communities in Iowa City, IA with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Briarwood Healthcare Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 62 beds with an average occupancy rate of 79.2%.

Resident council is available. Briarwood Healthcare Center is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Briarwood Healthcare Center reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Iowa’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

C

16.4% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 3.1% less than the nation and 2.4% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

A

6.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 8.1% less than the nation and 10.5% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

C

44.6% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 2.4% less than the nation and 1% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

F

11.7% of residents have depressive symptoms, 4.2% more than the nation and 7.1% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

B

2.1% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1.3% less than the nation and 1.6% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

D

20% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 5.4% more than the nation and 3.2% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

A

100% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 4.6% more than the nation and 3.9% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.2% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

A

100% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 7.3% more than the nation and 5.2% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

F

15.6% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 7.5% more than the nation and 9.5% more than the state.

UTI

F

9.6% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 7.2% more than the nation and 6.5% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

3.2% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.6% more than the nation and 0.4% more than the state.

Weight Loss

B

4.3% of residents lose too much weight, 1.7% less than the nation and 0.9% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

D

22.3% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 4.3% more than the nation and 3.1% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

C

1.5% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.3% less than the nation and 0.3% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

D

69.7% of residents saw improvements in function, 4.6% less than the nation and 9.6% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

85.2% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 5.7% more than the nation and 0.4% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

93.7% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 17% more than the nation and 19.3% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

A

100% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 12.7% more than the nation and 6.7% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

F

4.1% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 53.2% less than the nation and 60.7% less than the state.

Staff Primary Series

B

96.7% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 9.8% more than the nation and 13.4% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

C

38.5% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 4.4% less than the nation and 2.3% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Briarwood Healthcare Center provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Iowa’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

B

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 33 minutes per resident daily, 21 minutes longer than the nation and 14 minutes longer than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

D

Licensed partial nurse hours total 41 minutes per resident daily, 12 minutes shorter than the nation and 3 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

D

Registered nurse hours total 26 minutes per resident daily, 14 minutes shorter than the nation and 18 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 14 minutes per resident daily, 12 minutes shorter than the nation and 15 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

D

Physical therapist hours total 1 minute per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and the same as the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

C

The registered nurse turnover rate is 50%, 1.9% lower than the nation and 1% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

D

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 60.9%, 7.6% higher than the nation and 6.9% higher than the state.

Administrator

C

1 administrator left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.3 more than the nation and 0.4 more than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Briarwood Healthcare Center residents that require a hospital visit, Stead Family University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is the closest, 0.53 miles away. Iowa City VA Medical Center is the next nearest, 0.79 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Ui Dental Pharmacy, 0.57 miles away, and Uihc-Ambulatory Surgical Center, 0.65 miles away. River Crossing Pharmac and CVS Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Iowa City Family Dentistry and Uihc Dentistry Institute are 0.23 miles and 0.36 miles away. As for vision care, Jensen Eye Care is 0.3 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Tailgate City is 0.61 miles away, and Gibson Square is 0.63 miles away. FilmScene is 0.85 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in The Ui College Of Law Library, 0.39 miles from Briarwood Healthcare Center.

Nearby places of worship include First Mennonite Church and The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints. The former is 0.15 miles, and the latter is 0.3 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Michael Tschantz Salon is 0.34 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Culver’s and Hudson’s Southside Tap, 0.32 miles and 0.32 miles away. La Regia Taqueria and Catered by Charlotte are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, La Michoacana Meat Market is 0.36 miles away, and Redbox Ingles Market Supermarket is 0.37 miles away. ALDI and Walmart are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at First American Bank, 0.3 miles away, or Check ‘N Go, 0.31 miles away. Hills Bank An Trust and Kohl Nanci are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Iowa City

July was Iowa City’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 85°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 8°F.

The city saw 27.76 inches of precipitation, 48.14 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 64% over the last 12 months.

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