Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

Overview

Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is located in Needham, MA, part of Norfolk County.

According to United States census data, the town has a population of 32,048. 19.5% of residents are 65 years or older, 3% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Dover, Wellesley, and Westwood.

Our network provides data for 5 senior living communities in Needham, MA with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit limited liability company, Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 120 beds with an average occupancy rate of 95.8%.

Resident council is available. Briarwood Rehabilitation & 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 Rehabilitation & 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 Massachusetts’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

A

9.8% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 9.7% less than the nation and 8.9% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

D

20.5% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 6% more than the nation and 1.4% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

F

68.6% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 21.6% more than the nation and 12.9% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

C

3.2% of residents have depressive symptoms, 4.3% less than the nation and 1.3% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

A

0.9% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.5% less than the nation and 2.8% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

B

10.6% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 4% less than the nation and 4.6% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

87.1% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 8.3% less than the nation and 8.9% less 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

C

97.6% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 4.9% more than the nation and 7.3% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

D

10.6% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 2.5% more than the nation and 4.1% more than the state.

UTI

B

1.1% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.3% less than the nation and 1.3% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

C

1.4% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.2% less than the nation and 0% more than the state.

Weight Loss

D

8.4% of residents lose too much weight, 2.4% more than the nation and 3% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

B

11.8% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 6.2% less than the nation and 5.9% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

D

1.8% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0% more than the nation and 0.2% more than the state.

Improvements in Function

A

89% of residents saw improvements in function, 14.7% more than the nation and 17.8% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

B

95.2% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 15.7% more than the nation and 20.4% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

90.3% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 13.6% more than the nation and 13.2% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

A

96.6% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 9.3% more than the nation and 1.4% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

B

82.9% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 25.6% more than the nation and 7.9% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

A

99.4% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 12.5% more than the nation and 1.6% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

A

83.4% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 40.5% more than the nation and 9.8% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Briarwood Rehabilitation & 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 Massachusetts’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

B

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 17 minutes per resident daily, 5 minutes longer than the nation and 12 minutes longer than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

B

Licensed partial nurse hours total 57 minutes per resident daily, 3 minutes longer than the nation and the same as the state.

Registered Nurse

B

Registered nurse hours total 46 minutes per resident daily, 5 minutes longer than the nation and 5 minutes longer than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 31 minutes per resident daily, 4 minutes longer than the nation and 3 minutes longer than the state.

Physical Therapist

C

Physical therapist hours total 3 minutes per resident daily, 1 minute shorter than the nation and 1 minute shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

C

The registered nurse turnover rate is 50%, 1.9% lower than the nation and 2.8% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 40.4%, 12.9% lower than the nation and 5.8% lower than the state.

Administrator

A

0 administrators left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.7 less than the nation and 0.7 less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center residents that require a hospital visit, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham is the closest, 0.18 miles away. VA Boston Healthcare System West Roxbury Division is the next nearest, 3.31 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are CVS Pharmacy, 0.38 miles away, and Walgreens, 0.46 miles away. Bird’s Hill Pharmacy and CVS Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Alex M. Bejian, Dmd and Nandita Kapoor DMD are 0.06 miles and 0.07 miles away. As for vision care, Needham Vision Center & Opticians is 0.39 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Memorial Park is 0.84 miles away, and Perry Park is 1.11 miles away. Arlekin Players Theatre is 1.27 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Needham Public Library, 0.92 miles from Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center.

Nearby places of worship include First Parish in Needham and First Baptist Church in Needham. The former is 0.36 miles, and the latter is 0.4 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Delaria Salon is 0.11 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Sweet Tomatoes and McDonald’s, 0.05 miles and 0.06 miles away. Dragon Chef and Junction Ice Cream are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Roche Bros is 0.12 miles away, and Kinnikinnick Foods is 0.39 miles away. North Eastern Sales Solutions and Sudbury Farms are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Salem Five Bank, 0.1 miles away, or Loanstar Mortgage, 0.18 miles away. Family Federal Savings and First Help Financial are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Needham

July was Needham’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 87°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 17°F.

The town saw 36.21 inches of precipitation, 60.6 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 65% over the last 12 months.

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