Brooklyn Community Estates

Brooklyn Community Estates

Overview

Brooklyn Community Estates is located in Brooklyn, IA, part of Poweshiek County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 1,491. 13.9% of residents are 65 years or older, 2.6% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Hartwick, Malcom, and Victor.

Our network provides data for 1 senior living community in Brooklyn, IA with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Brooklyn Community Estates accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 60 beds with an average occupancy rate of 72.8%.

Neither resident nor family council is available. Brooklyn Community Estates 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

Brooklyn Community Estates reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Iowa’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

B

7.6% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 6.9% less than the nation and 9.3% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

C

42.2% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 4.8% less than the nation and 3.4% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

A

0% of residents have depressive symptoms, 7.5% less than the nation and 4.6% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

F

5.6% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.2% more than the nation and 1.9% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

B

8.9% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 5.7% less than the nation and 7.9% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

99.4% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 4% more than the nation and 3.3% 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

A

100% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 7.3% more than the nation and 5.2% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

C

6.9% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 1.2% less than the nation and 0.8% more than the state.

UTI

D

3.8% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.4% more than the nation and 0.7% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

7.4% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 5.8% more than the nation and 4.6% more than the state.

Weight Loss

B

3.3% of residents lose too much weight, 2.7% less than the nation and 1.9% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

B

13.1% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 4.9% less than the nation and 6.1% 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 1.8% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

A

96.8% of residents saw improvements in function, 22.5% more than the nation and 17.5% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

88.9% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 9.4% more than the nation and 3.3% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

87.5% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 10.8% more than the nation and 13.1% 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 6.7% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

100% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 42.7% more than the nation and 35.2% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

C

87.1% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 0.2% more than the nation and 3.8% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

A

87.1% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 44.2% more than the nation and 50.9% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Brooklyn Community Estates 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 Iowa’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

C

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 0 minutes per resident daily, 11 minutes shorter than the nation and 17 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 30 minutes per resident daily, 22 minutes shorter than the nation and 6 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

D

Registered nurse hours total 25 minutes per resident daily, 15 minutes shorter than the nation and 19 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 17 minutes per resident daily, 10 minutes shorter than the nation and 13 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

C

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

Staffing Turnover Rates

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 30%, 23.3% lower than the nation and 24% lower than the state.

Administrator

A

0 administrators left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.7 less than the nation and 0.6 less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Brooklyn Community Estates residents that require a hospital visit, Grinnell Regional Medical Center is the closest, 15.11 miles away. Marengo Memorial Hospital is the next nearest, 19.47 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Nucara Pharmacy, 0.8 miles away, and Brooklyn Pharmacy, 0.8 miles away. Victor Drug and Brooklyn Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Family Dentistry and Family Dentistry are 7.45 miles and 11.47 miles away. As for vision care, Grinnell Eye Care is 14.65 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Montezuma City Park is 11.69 miles away, and Ahrens Park Foundation is 13.76 miles away. King Theatre is 13.77 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Brooklyn City Library, 0.63 miles from Brooklyn Community Estates.

Nearby places of worship include Methodist Church and Presbyterian Church. The former is 0.39 miles, and the latter is 0.47 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, The Hair Studio is 7.43 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including The Classic and Holiday Spirits Marina, 0.74 miles and 4.76 miles away. Carnforth Inn and SUBWAY are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Hy-Vee Clinic Pharmacy is 7.43 miles away, and Brownells is 11.5 miles away. SuperValu and Star Press Union are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Hometown Lending, 0.72 miles away, or First Midwestern Bank, 0.77 miles away. Citibank and County Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Brooklyn

July was Brooklyn’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 8°F.

The city saw 18.16 inches of precipitation, 42.7 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 71% over the last 12 months.

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