Brookhaven at Lexington

Brookhaven at Lexington

Overview

Brookhaven at Lexington is located in Lexington, MA, part of Middlesex County.

According to United States census data, the town has a population of 34,071. 20.5% of residents are 65 years or older, 4% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Waltham, Belmont, and Arlington.

Our network provides data for 4 senior living communities in Lexington, MA with this community.

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, Brookhaven at Lexington accepts Medicare. The facility contains 49 beds with an average occupancy rate of 22.4%.

Resident council is available. Brookhaven at Lexington is a continuing care retirement community.

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

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Brookhaven at Lexington 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

F

50% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 30.5% more than the nation and 31.3% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

A

3.2% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 11.3% less than the nation and 15.9% less 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% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 3.4% less than the nation and 3.7% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

A

3.7% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 10.9% less than the nation and 11.5% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

D

93.1% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 2.3% less than the nation and 2.9% 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

A

100% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 7.3% more than the nation and 9.7% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

A

0% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 8.1% less than the nation and 6.5% less than the state.

UTI

A

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

Urinary Catheter

A

0% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.6% less than the nation and 1.4% less than the state.

Weight Loss

B

3.6% of residents lose too much weight, 2.4% less than the nation and 1.8% less 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

B

81.3% of residents saw improvements in function, 7% more than the nation and 10.1% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

B

97.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 17.8% more than the nation and 22.5% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

C

87.2% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 10.5% more than the nation and 10.1% 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 4.8% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

100% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 42.7% more than the nation and 25% 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

D

23.9% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 19% less than the nation and 49.7% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Brookhaven at Lexington 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

A

Nurse aide hours total 4 hours and 17 minutes per resident daily, 2 hours and 5 minutes longer than the nation and 2 hours and 12 minutes longer than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

D

Licensed partial nurse hours total 44 minutes per resident daily, 8 minutes shorter than the nation and 11 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

A

Registered nurse hours total 2 hours and 48 minutes per resident daily, 2 hours and 7 minutes longer than the nation and 2 hours and 7 minutes longer than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 1 hour and 54 minutes per resident daily, 1 hour and 27 minutes longer than the nation and 1 hour and 26 minutes longer than the state.

Physical Therapist

C

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

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

B

The registered nurse turnover rate is 37.5%, 14.4% lower than the nation and 15.3% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 29.2%, 24.1% lower than the nation and 17% 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 Brookhaven at Lexington residents that require a hospital visit, McLean Hospital is the closest, 2.32 miles away. New England Rehabilitation Hospital at Woburn is the next nearest, 4.87 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Star Market Pharmacy, 0.28 miles away, and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, 0.71 miles away. Interneuron Pharmaceutical and CVS Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Wow Dental For Kids and Wallex Dental Associate are 0.21 miles and 0.21 miles away. As for vision care, Dr Karen L Zar is 1.48 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Hayden Woods is 0.96 miles away, and Elsie Turner Park is 1.39 miles away. Lexington Venue is 2.35 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in East Lexington Branch Library, 1.6 miles from Brookhaven at Lexington.

Nearby places of worship include Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Parish and Our Lady’s Church. The former is 0.37 miles, and the latter is 0.39 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Supercuts is 0.21 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Boston Market and Chipotle Mexican Grill, 0.18 miles and 0.19 miles away. McDonald’s and SUBWAY are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Shaws is 0.26 miles away, and Poblanos Mexican Grocery is 1.64 miles away. Shaws and Poblanos Mexican Grocery are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Monument Mortgage, 0.1 miles away, or Watertown Savings Bank, 0.18 miles away. Citizens Bank and Bank of America are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Lexington

July was Lexington’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 15°F.

The town saw 36.67 inches of precipitation, 66.27 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 67% over the last 12 months.

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