Bronson Commons

Bronson Commons

Overview

Bronson Commons is located in Mattawan, MI, part of Van Buren County.

According to United States census data, the village has a population of 2,601. 10.4% of residents are 65 years or older, 6.1% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Almena Township, Paw Paw, and Lawton.

Our network provides data for 1 senior living community in Mattawan, MI with this community.

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, Bronson Commons accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 100 beds with an average occupancy rate of 83.9%.

Resident council is available. Bronson Commons 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

Bronson Commons reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Michigan’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

C

20.3% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 0.8% more than the nation and 1.5% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

C

13.9% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 0.6% less than the nation and 0.7% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

D

55.5% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 8.5% more than the nation and 7.1% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

C

2.3% of residents have depressive symptoms, 5.2% less than the nation and 1.1% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

C

3.4% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 0% more than the nation and 0.5% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

13% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 1.6% less than the nation and 0.9% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

99.6% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 4.2% more than the nation and 5.6% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

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

Pneumococcal Vaccine

D

91.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 1.3% less than the nation and 1% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

F

13.3% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 5.2% more than the nation and 4.5% more than the state.

UTI

F

7.7% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 5.3% more than the nation and 5.4% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

3.3% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.7% more than the nation and 1.7% more than the state.

Weight Loss

D

8.2% of residents lose too much weight, 2.2% more than the nation and 1.9% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

F

34.1% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 16.1% more than the nation and 16.4% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

C

0.9% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.9% less than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

F

59.6% of residents saw improvements in function, 14.7% less than the nation and 17.8% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

89.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 9.8% more than the nation and 11% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

89.5% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 12.8% more than the nation and 14.2% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

B

95.6% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 8.3% more than the nation and 8.8% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

85.7% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 28.4% more than the nation and 26.4% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

A

99.4% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 12.5% more than the nation and 17.1% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

C

45.5% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 2.6% more than the nation and 13.6% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Bronson Commons 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 Michigan’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

C

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 7 minutes per resident daily, 4 minutes shorter than the nation and 5 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 36 minutes per resident daily, 17 minutes shorter than the nation and 17 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

A

Registered nurse hours total 1 hour and 5 minutes per resident daily, 24 minutes longer than the nation and 17 minutes longer than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 42 minutes per resident daily, 15 minutes longer than the nation and 13 minutes longer than the state.

Physical Therapist

A

Physical therapist hours total 8 minutes per resident daily, 3 minutes longer than the nation and 3 minutes longer than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

B

The registered nurse turnover rate is 37.9%, 14% lower than the nation and 10.7% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 39.8%, 13.5% lower than the nation and 12.8% 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 Bronson Commons residents that require a hospital visit, Bronson Lakeview Hospital is the closest, 6.12 miles away. Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital is the next nearest, 9.42 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Mattawan Pharmacy, 0.77 miles away, and Medicine Tree Pharmacy, 1.66 miles away. Whited Research Auditing Services and Optimed Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Mattawan Dental and Andrew Malsbary DDS are 0.08 miles and 0.08 miles away. As for vision care, Mattawan Family Eye Care is 0.9 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Mattawan Village Park is 2.07 miles away, and Portman Nature Preserve is 2.64 miles away. Goodrich Kalamazoo 10 is 7.51 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Mattawan High School Library, 2.01 miles from Bronson Commons.

Nearby places of worship include Grace Missionary Baptist Church and Faith Baptist Church. The former is 0.44 miles, and the latter is 1.75 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Renee’s Nails & Salon is 0.61 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Mancino’s Italian Eatery and Brandiwine, 0.77 miles and 0.81 miles away. Ports of Call and Papa John’s are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Husted Market is 4.65 miles away, and Jays of West Michigan is 5.59 miles away. Walmart and Family Fare Supermarkets are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at First Community Credit Union, 0.37 miles away, or Kalamazoo County State Bank, 1.49 miles away. Educational Community Credit Union and Consumers Credit Union are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Mattawan

August was Mattawan’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 83°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 14°F.

The village saw 36.78 inches of precipitation, 72.3 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 68% over the last 12 months.

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