Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

Overview

Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is located in Webster, MA, part of Worcester County.

According to United States census data, the town has a population of 17,651. 14.9% of residents are 65 years or older, 1.6% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Dudley, Oxford, and Quinebaug.

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

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 81 beds with an average occupancy rate of 67.3%.

Resident council is available. Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare 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

Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare 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

B

14.2% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 5.3% less than the nation and 4.5% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

D

17.2% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 2.7% more than the nation and 1.9% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

D

54.4% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 7.4% more than the nation and 1.3% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

D

4.3% of residents have depressive symptoms, 3.2% less than the nation and 2.4% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

F

6.2% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.8% more than the nation and 2.5% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

D

18.2% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 3.6% more than the nation and 3% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

77.1% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 18.3% less than the nation and 18.9% 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

F

77.5% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 15.2% less than the nation and 12.8% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

C

8.6% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 0.5% more than the nation and 2.1% more than the state.

UTI

B

0.6% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.8% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

C

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

Weight Loss

F

9.8% of residents lose too much weight, 3.8% more than the nation and 4.4% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

B

12.9% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 5.1% less than the nation and 4.8% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

D

2.6% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.8% more than the nation and 1% more than the state.

Improvements in Function

C

78.2% of residents saw improvements in function, 3.9% more than the nation and 7% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

44.6% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 34.9% less than the nation and 30.2% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

F

50.5% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 26.2% less than the nation and 26.6% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

F

77.4% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 9.9% less than the nation and 17.8% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

B

77.4% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 20.1% more than the nation and 2.4% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

C

93.4% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 6.5% more than the nation and 4.4% less than the state.

Staff Boosters

A

93.4% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 50.5% more than the nation and 19.8% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare 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

C

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

Licensed Partial Nurse

A

Licensed partial nurse hours total 1 hour and 19 minutes per resident daily, 26 minutes longer than the nation and 23 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

F

Registered nurse hours total 17 minutes per resident daily, 23 minutes shorter than the nation and 24 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 13 minutes per resident daily, 14 minutes shorter than the nation and 15 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

D

Physical therapist hours total 1 minute per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and 3 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

F

The registered nurse turnover rate is 100%, 48.1% higher than the nation and 47.2% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

D

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 60.7%, 7.4% higher than the nation and 14.5% higher 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 Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center residents that require a hospital visit, Harrington Healthcare at Webster is the closest, 2.63 miles away. Eleanor Slater Hospital is the next nearest, 7.13 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are CVS Pharmacy, 0.34 miles away, and Walgreens, 0.36 miles away. Rite Aid and Osco Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Dr. Zajac – Dentist and Bidinger R E & Stiles J M are 0.33 miles and 0.49 miles away. As for vision care, R C A Optical is 0.45 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Buck Hill State Management Area is 6.9 miles away, and Quaddick State Park is 8 miles away. Elm Draught House Theatre is 10.08 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Chester C Corbin Public Library, 1.03 miles from Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

Nearby places of worship include Harvest Time Distributers and First Baptist Church. The former is 0.53 miles, and the latter is 0.58 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Supercuts is 0.28 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Panera Bread and Sweet Kiwi, 0.13 miles and 0.13 miles away. Little Caesars and Mexicali Mexican Grill are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Price Chopper is 0.13 miles away, and Golub Corp 240-2 Worcester Road is 0.13 miles away. Price Chopper and Central Market are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Manzi Capital, 0.27 miles away, or First Niagara Bank, 0.3 miles away. Berkshire Bank and Commerce Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Webster

August was Webster’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 15°F.

The town saw 37.41 inches of precipitation, 70.3 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 69% over the last 12 months.

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