Brighton Place West

Brighton Place West


Brighton Place West is located in Topeka, KS, part of Shawnee County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 125,963. 18.1% of residents are 65 years or older, 1.6% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Tecumseh, Silver Lake, and Grantville.

Our network provides data for 26 senior living communities in Topeka, KS with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Brighton Place West accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 50 beds with an average occupancy rate of 86.6%.

Resident council is available. Brighton Place West is not a continuing care retirement community.

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

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Brighton Place West reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Kansas’s averages.

Anti-Anxiety Medication


53.2% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 33.7% more than the nation and 30.9% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication


82.6% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 68.1% more than the nation and 65.3% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control


10.2% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 36.8% less than the nation and 31.6% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms


14.5% of residents have depressive symptoms, 7% more than the nation and 8.4% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury


1.7% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1.7% less than the nation and 3.4% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help


14.9% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 0.3% more than the nation and 2% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine


97.2% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 1.8% more than the nation and 2% more than the state.

Physical Restraints


0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine


54.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 38.4% less than the nation and 35.2% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers


0% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 8.1% less than the nation and 7.1% less than the state.



2.4% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0% more than the nation and 1.1% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter


2.6% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1% more than the nation and 0.3% more than the state.

Weight Loss


5.5% of residents lose too much weight, 0.5% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Worsening Movability


13.7% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 4.3% less than the nation and 5.9% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Brighton Place West 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 Kansas’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide


Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 31 minutes per resident daily, 40 minutes shorter than the nation and 58 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse


Licensed partial nurse hours total 17 minutes per resident daily, 35 minutes shorter than the nation and 21 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse


Registered nurse hours total 37 minutes per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and 4 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 25 minutes per resident daily, 1 minute shorter than the nation and 3 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist


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

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse


The registered nurse turnover rate is 28.6%, 23.3% lower than the nation and 23.9% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff


The total nursing staff turnover rate is 46.9%, 6.4% lower than the nation and 12.4% lower than the state.



0 administrators left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.7 less than the nation and 0.5 less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations


For Brighton Place West residents that require a hospital visit, Saint Francis Health Center is the closest, 1.1 miles away. Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital is the next nearest, 1.23 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Genoa Pharmacy, 0.07 miles away, and Genoa Healthcare, 0.19 miles away. Medical Arts Pharmacy and Stormont Vail Retail Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Family Dentistry and Family & Implant Denta are 0.72 miles and 0.72 miles away. As for vision care, Podz Eyewear is 0.95 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Gage Park is 0.85 miles away, and Collins Parkway is 1.47 miles away. Regal Cinemas Hollywood-Topeka is 2.78 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Library of Health Resources, 1.1 miles from Brighton Place West.

Nearby places of worship include In Gods House and Korean Baptist Church of Topeka. The former is 0.27 miles, and the latter is 0.48 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, His & Her Salon & Day Spa is 0.27 miles away.


Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Little Caesars and Bakers Dozen, 0.5 miles and 0.52 miles away. Hardee’s and Pizzeria Via Family Dinning are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Fred Meyer is 0.52 miles away, and Fred Meyer is 0.93 miles away. Straight Water by Lindyspring and Dillons are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Alliance Bank, 0.5 miles away, or Communication Federal Credit Union, 0.51 miles away. Citibank and US Bank Branch are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Topeka

July was Topeka’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 91°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 19°F.

The city saw 32.29 inches of precipitation, 33.4 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 64% over the last 12 months.

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