The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center

901 Ernston Rd
South Amboy, NJ 08879-2000
(732) 721-8200
Fax: (732) 721-7499
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living,
The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center serves Middlesex County, NJ
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    We are easily accessible from Route 9. We are rated extremely high by the Department of Health and Senior Services. We have a dedicated "Korean" unit, an Alzheimer's unit, a dedicated Subacute Rehab unit. We have continuity of care as most of our staff have been here a long time and we do not have a large amount of staff turn-over. We are a facility that's motto is "Care from the Heart". The staff considers Briarwood as our home.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Foot care
    Toileting
    Care Services
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Health Condition Care
    Memory loss
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Safe wandering areas
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    We have a "Cozy Cottage" which is designed to promote specific Alzheimer's/dementia activities for our residents.
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Community
    Opened in:
    1950's
    Number of residents: 212
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Gardening
    Laundry room(s)
    Maintenance director
    Other recreational activities:
    We have religious services once a week, bingo, outside entertainment, wome's red hat society, men's club, head start children visits, etc.
    This facility caters to:
    We have a full Korean unit where we provide, Korean medical staff, food, activities, television, activities, etc.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    VA benefits
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 205
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid BRIARWOOD CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 2/1/1982
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Resident
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average state scores in 1 of 5 areas.
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average region scores in 1 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    3.42 stars
    2.93 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    2.78 stars
    2.23 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    4.22 stars
    4.44 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    3.29 stars
    3.14 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.66 stars
    3.8 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average state scores in 0 of 14 areas.
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average region scores in 3 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.28 hours
    2.33 hours
    2.03 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.43 hours
    0.78 hours
    0.79 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.78 hours
    0.98 hours
    0.87 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.21 hours
    1.76 hours
    1.66 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.49 hours
    4.09 hours
    3.69 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.06 hours
    0.17 hours
    0.15 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.43 hours
    2.45 hours
    2.41 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.67 hours
    0.68 hours
    0.69 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.03 hours
    1.14 hours
    1.12 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.13 hours
    4.28 hours
    4.21 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.3 hours
    2.34 hours
    2.05 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.53 hours
    0.95 hours
    0.95 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.57 hours
    0.62 hours
    0.59 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.4 hours
    3.86 hours
    3.51 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average state scores in 4 of 13 areas.
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average region scores in 5 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    30.9%
    13.34%
    12.26%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    4.1%
    4.67%
    3.04%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    13%
    8.5%
    11.95%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    7.9%
    8.23%
    7.52%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    29.5%
    33.78%
    34.36%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    1.3%
    2.85%
    2.67%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    6.2%
    5.69%
    5.04%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    0.8%
    5.93%
    5.45%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    2%
    2.25%
    2.41%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    0.9%
    2.39%
    2.01%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    93.6%
    95.69%
    96.05%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    93.6%
    95.7%
    96.44%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    18.3%
    16.93%
    21.84%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average state scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    The Briarwood Care & Rehabilitation Center exceeds average region scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    23.7%
    13.49%
    10.25%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0.4%
    1.51%
    1.14%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    58.7%
    87.47%
    88.88%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    65.6%
    86.8%
    87.91%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    2.4%
    1.95%
    2.18%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Assisted Living
  • Community
    Number of residents: 212
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 4
    Health Inspection Rating : 2
    Quality Measures Rating : 5
    Staffing Rating : 4
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 4
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    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 315188
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    NJ Medicaid
    Issued by New Jersey Medicaid
    NJ Residential Health Care Facility
    License No. 061208
    Issued by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
    NJ Long Term Care Facility
    License No. 061208
    Issued by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

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