Brush Hill Care Center

Brush Hill Care Center

Overview

Brush Hill Care Center is located in Milton, MA, part of Norfolk County.

According to United States census data, the town has a population of 28,388. 15.8% of residents are 65 years or older, .7% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Dedham, West Roxbury, and South Boston.

Our network provides data for 2 senior living communities in Milton, MA with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit partnership, Brush Hill Care Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 160 beds with an average occupancy rate of 75.4%.

Resident council is available. Brush Hill Care 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

Brush Hill Care 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% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 5.5% less than the nation and 4.7% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

21.2% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 6.7% more than the nation and 2.1% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

D

53.8% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 6.8% more than the nation and 1.9% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

C

2.3% of residents have depressive symptoms, 5.2% less than the nation and 0.4% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

A

0.7% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.7% less than the nation and 3% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

F

29.6% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 15% more than the nation and 14.4% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

83.7% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 11.7% less than the nation and 12.3% 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

59.1% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 33.6% less than the nation and 31.2% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

B

5.2% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 2.9% less than the nation and 1.3% less than the state.

UTI

B

0.5% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.9% less than the nation and 1.9% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

4.5% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 2.9% more than the nation and 3.1% more than the state.

Weight Loss

F

9.1% of residents lose too much weight, 3.1% more than the nation and 3.7% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

D

21.1% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 3.1% more than the nation and 3.4% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

C

1.3% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.5% less than the nation and 0.3% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

A

92.8% of residents saw improvements in function, 18.5% more than the nation and 21.6% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

20.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 59.2% less than the nation and 54.5% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

F

53.4% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 23.3% less than the nation and 23.7% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

D

87% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 0.3% less than the nation and 8.2% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

87% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 29.7% more than the nation and 12% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

A

99.4% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 12.5% more than the nation and 1.6% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

A

99.4% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 56.5% more than the nation and 25.8% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Brush Hill Care 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

F

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 38 minutes per resident daily, 33 minutes shorter than the nation and 26 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

B

Licensed partial nurse hours total 58 minutes per resident daily, 5 minutes longer than the nation and 2 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

D

Registered nurse hours total 21 minutes per resident daily, 19 minutes shorter than the nation and 19 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 19 minutes per resident daily, 7 minutes shorter than the nation and 8 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

B

Physical therapist hours total 5 minutes per resident daily, 1 minute longer than the nation and the same as the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

F

The registered nurse turnover rate is 76.9%, 25% higher than the nation and 24.1% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

B

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 46.9%, 6.4% lower than the nation and 0.7% 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 Brush Hill Care Center residents that require a hospital visit, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton is the closest, 2.71 miles away. VA Boston Healthcare System West Roxbury Division is the next nearest, 3.94 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Walgreens, 0.8 miles away, and Hyde Park Pharmacy, 1.52 miles away. Walgreens and Rite Aid are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Foxboro Dental Group and Hyde Park Dental Associate are 1.57 miles and 1.73 miles away. As for vision care, Cleary Square Eyecare is 1.71 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, DCR Martini Hatch Shell is 0.89 miles away, and Reservation Road Park is 1.37 miles away. Moviefone is 1.82 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Curry College – Louis R Levin Memorial Library, 0.52 miles from Brush Hill Care Center.

Nearby places of worship include Christ Church Unity and Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal. The former is 0.44 miles, and the latter is 0.59 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Smart Start Ignition Interlock is 0.47 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Olympic Pizza and Tex’s BBQ Express, 0.67 miles and 0.89 miles away. Paul Bakery & Cafe and BURGER KING are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Kinnikinnick Foods is 0.81 miles away, and Stop & Shop is 0.83 miles away. Johnnys Market and Shaws are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Sovereign Bank, 0.52 miles away, or Santander Bank, 0.52 miles away. Blue Hills Bank and Hyde Park Savings Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Milton

July was Milton’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 18°F.

The town saw 36.14 inches of precipitation, 61.4 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 64% over the last 12 months.

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