BRIARCLIFFE MANOR

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Briarcliffe Manor. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

BRIARCLIFFE MANOR
49 OLD POCASSET ROAD
JOHNSTON, RI 02919
(401) 944-2450

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Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

98%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 119
  • Certified Beds: 122

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Briarcliffe Manor. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-164.4%
ADL Index Range: 2-107.7%
Total Percent:12.1%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1614.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1022.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-539.0%
Total Percent:76.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-102.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.8%
Total Percent:7.7%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.2%
Total Percent:3.2%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Rating Details For Briarcliffe Manor

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours48 Minutes57 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours17 Minutes36 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 24 Minutes2 Hours and 21 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 6 Minutes1 Hour and 33 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 30 Minutes3 Hours and 55 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Rhode Island are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityRhode Island Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination82%89%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90%92%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious15%12%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder43%48%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased9%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse7%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season69%85%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination56%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain6%17%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Briarcliffe Manor, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/10/2008

Pharmacy Service

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/06/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Rhode Island Department of Health - Retrieved 2011