Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center LICENSED FACILITY

Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is an outstanding community of care and is conveniently located down the block from Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. As a registered Eden Alternative (TM) facility, our signature Eden approach can be felt throughout our neighborhoods, as we focus on placing the needs and preferences of our residents and families above all else.

The facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is a licensed care provider with the State of Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs provides a list of registered care providers in Massachusetts.

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Facility Features

Behaviorial Conditions
  • Becomes Disoriented (eg Sundown Syndrome)
  • Wanders
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
Special Conditions
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Cancer
  • Broken Bones
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Osteoporosis
Onsite Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
  • Occupational Therapy
Personal Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Toileting
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc)
  • Catheter Management

  • Fire Sprinkler System

Nurse Staff Ratings

Daily hours (average) each resident gets with: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Nurses (total) 4 hrs 19 mins 4 hrs 7 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 55 mins 56 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 1 hrs 35 mins 1 hrs 45 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 48 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 2 hrs 44 mins 2 hrs 22 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 6 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2015-04-29 Health 0
2015-04-29 Firesafety 0
2014-03-17 Health 0
2014-03-17 Firesafety 0
2013-01-31 Health 4
2013-01-31 Firesafety 0
Type# Incidents
Fines 0
Penalties 0
Complaints 0
Payments Denied 0
Total of Fines 0

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 2013-03-20 Many 2013-03-20
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 2013-03-20 Some 2013-03-20
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. 2013-03-20 Some 2013-03-20
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 2013-03-20 Some 2013-03-20

Nursing Home Quality - Long stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 97.32 85.58 80.12
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 93.87 87.18 82.05
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 19.56 17.39 15.99
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 18.70 12.57 12.57
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3.60 2.64 2.82
With a Urinary Tract Infection 2.55 4.62 4.79
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 2.23 4.00 4.23
Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2.19 3.45 5.17
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 2.16 4.52 5.37
Who Lose Too Much Weight 1.85 5.30 6.06
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0.27 2.32 2.58
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 25.77 19.55
Who Were Physically Restrained 0.00 1.15 0.96

Nursing Home Quality - Short stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 89.93 73.93 62.13
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 77.59 73.79 69.33
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 3.52 15.47 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0.79 0.76 0.69
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0.34 1.53 1.53

License & Payment Details

  • Medical Certification: Medicare and Medicaid
  • License state: Massachusetts
Medicare Accepted
Medicaid Accepted
Veteran Benefits Not accepted
Long Term Care Insurance Not accepted
Other Subsidies Not accepted


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Compare Monthly Costs

Care type National Costs Average cost in
Private Assisted Living $3468 $4923
Private Nursing Home $7251 $11389
Semi-Private Nursing $6559 $10529
Adult Day Care $1118 $1093
Home Healthcare Aide $3546 $4942
Home-maker Services $3392 $4586