Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center

Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center

Overview

Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center is located in Newburyport, MA, part of Essex County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 18,295. 20.5% of residents are 65 years or older, 4% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Salisbury, Amesbury, and Seabrook.

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

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 64 beds with an average occupancy rate of 86.7%.

Both resident and family council are available. Brigham Health and Rehabilitation 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

Brigham Health and Rehabilitation 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

D

21.9% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 2.4% more than the nation and 3.2% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

24.6% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 10.1% more than the nation and 5.5% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

C

42.4% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 4.6% less than the nation and 13.3% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

B

1% of residents have depressive symptoms, 6.5% less than the nation and 0.9% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

F

8.2% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 4.8% more than the nation and 4.5% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

F

20.9% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 6.3% more than the nation and 5.7% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

A

100% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 4.6% more than the nation and 4% 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

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

B

4.2% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 3.9% less than the nation and 2.3% less than the state.

UTI

D

3.6% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.2% more than the nation and 1.2% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

B

0.6% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1% less than the nation and 0.8% less than the state.

Weight Loss

C

5.9% of residents lose too much weight, 0.1% less than the nation and 0.5% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

C

18.4% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 0.4% more than the nation and 0.7% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

A

0% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.6% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

F

61.4% of residents saw improvements in function, 12.9% less than the nation and 9.8% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

D

70.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 9.1% less than the nation and 4.4% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

C

79.2% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 2.5% more than the nation and 2.1% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

A

98.2% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 10.9% more than the nation and 3% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

96.5% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 39.2% more than the nation and 21.5% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

A

100% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 13.1% more than the nation and 2.2% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

A

78.2% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 35.3% more than the nation and 4.6% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Brigham Health and Rehabilitation 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

D

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 50 minutes per resident daily, 21 minutes shorter than the nation and 14 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 27 minutes per resident daily, 26 minutes shorter than the nation and 29 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

B

Registered nurse hours total 45 minutes per resident daily, 4 minutes longer than the nation and 3 minutes longer than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 26 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and 1 minute shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

B

Physical therapist hours total 4 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and the same as the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

A

The registered nurse turnover rate is 30%, 21.9% lower than the nation and 22.8% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 38.1%, 15.2% lower than the nation and 8.1% 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 Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center residents that require a hospital visit, Anna Jacques Hospital is the closest, 1.24 miles away. Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley is the next nearest, 9.3 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are CVS Pharmacy, 0.21 miles away, and Cape Ann Botanicals, 0.35 miles away. Ucb Pharma and DL Lynchs Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Pavlo Orthodontics and Varinos Dental Associates are 0.23 miles and 0.29 miles away. As for vision care, Appleton Eye Associates is 0.32 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, The Mall-Frog Pond is 0.31 miles away, and Market Square Newburyport is 0.4 miles away. The Screening Room is 0.27 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Newburyport Public Library, 0.25 miles from Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Nearby places of worship include Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and Old South Church. The former is 0.27 miles, and the latter is 0.29 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Aaqua Blue Hair Designs is 0.29 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Nicholson Hall and Lexie’s On State, 0.26 miles and 0.26 miles away. Rosie O’Shea’s Irish House and Mr. India are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Alfa Laval Thermal-Food Ctr is 0.92 miles away, and Home Made Brand Foods is 1.16 miles away. Natural Grocer and Market Basket are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at The Institution For Savings, 0.19 miles away, or Santander Bank ATM, 0.2 miles away. Institution for Savings and Newburyport 5 Cent Savings Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Newburyport

July was Newburyport’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 86°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 16°F.

The city saw 38.63 inches of precipitation, 81.93 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 66% over the last 12 months.

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