The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center

The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center

Overview

The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center is located in Dorchester, MA, part of Suffolk County.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Milton, Quincy, and Jamaica Plain.

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

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 121 beds with an average occupancy rate of 78.8%.

Resident council is available. The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation 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

The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation 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

A

5.3% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 14.2% less than the nation and 13.4% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

B

10.6% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 3.9% less than the nation and 8.5% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

B

38.7% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 8.3% less than the nation and 17% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

A

0% of residents have depressive symptoms, 7.5% less than the nation and 1.9% less 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

C

14% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 0.6% less than the nation and 1.2% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

98.7% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 3.3% more than the nation and 2.7% 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

C

98.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 5.7% more than the nation and 8.1% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

D

9% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 0.9% more than the nation and 2.5% more than the state.

UTI

A

0.3% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 2.1% less than the nation and 2.1% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

C

0.9% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.7% less than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Weight Loss

C

5.7% of residents lose too much weight, 0.3% less than the nation and 0.3% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

C

19.3% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 1.3% more than the nation and 1.6% 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

B

84.2% of residents saw improvements in function, 9.9% more than the nation and 13% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

86% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 6.5% more than the nation and 11.2% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

89.1% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 12.4% more than the nation and 12% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

A

99% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 11.7% more than the nation and 3.8% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

87.6% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 30.3% more than the nation and 12.6% 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

A

82.1% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 39.2% more than the nation and 8.5% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation 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

D

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 53 minutes per resident daily, 18 minutes shorter than the nation and 11 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

D

Licensed partial nurse hours total 43 minutes per resident daily, 9 minutes shorter than the nation and 12 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

D

Registered nurse hours total 29 minutes per resident daily, 11 minutes shorter than the nation and 12 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 20 minutes per resident daily, 7 minutes shorter than the nation and 7 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

B

Physical therapist hours total 4 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and the same as the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

D

The registered nurse turnover rate is 63.2%, 11.3% higher than the nation and 10.4% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 38.4%, 14.9% lower than the nation and 7.8% 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 The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center residents that require a hospital visit, Carney Hospital is the closest, 1.18 miles away. Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton is the next nearest, 2.93 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Neponset Health Center, 0.16 miles away, and Walgreens, 0.28 miles away. CVS Pharmacy and CVS Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, William Lee D.D.S Family Dental Care and Dr.Michael Folan- Dmd are 0.13 miles and 0.44 miles away. As for vision care, Boston Eyeworks is 0.86 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Memorial Park is 0.42 miles away, and Pope John Paul Ii Park is 0.54 miles away. The Marketplace is 1.98 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Boston Public Library – Adams Street Branch, 0.39 miles from The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Nearby places of worship include Eglise Christ Vivant and Saint Ann Church. The former is 0.04 miles, and the latter is 0.2 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Eddie’s Barber Shop is 0.14 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including PA Neponset and Dorset Hall, 0.12 miles and 0.12 miles away. Neponset Cafe and Riddick’s House Of Pizza are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Kinnikinnick Foods is 0.36 miles away, and Super Stop & Shop is 0.36 miles away. Casalis Market and St Peter Market Corporation are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Santander Bank, 0.2 miles away, or Sovereign Bank, 0.2 miles away. City Of Boston Credit Union and Bank of America are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Dorchester

July was Dorchester’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 19°F.

The saw 34.18 inches of precipitation, 57 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 64% over the last 12 months.

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