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Benjamin Healthcare Center in Boston, MA


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Benjamin Healthcare Center is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Boston, Massachusetts ( Suffolk county )

Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, their Phone Number, Activities, and Comparisons can be viewed below. Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews for Benjamin Healthcare Center are also available.

They have 205 beds and 134 residents (which would leave 71 beds available). Benjamin Healthcare Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer neither family nor residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.



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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 2/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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They are located at the following address: 120 Fisher Avenue in Boston Massachusetts 02120.
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They can be reached by phone at (617) 738-1500.

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Nursing Home:
Benjamin Healthcare Center
Business Name:
Edgar P Benjamin Healthcare Center, Inc
CMS ID:
225654
Street Address:
120 FISHER AVENUE
City:
BOSTON
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
02120
Phone #:
(617) 738-1500
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Neither Family Nor Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average age at Benjamin Healthcare Center is approximately 77 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 33 men and 28 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Benjamin Healthcare Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
13%
Alzheimer's
66%
Asthma
21%
Cancer
18%
CHF
56%
COPD
25%
Depression
39%
Diabetes
70%
Hyperlipidemia
61%
IHD
51%
Osteoporosis
11%
RA or OA
26%
Schizophrenia
31%
Stroke
21%

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Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Boston:
Spaulding Nursing & Therapy Center - Brighton


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Benjamin Healthcare Center began on Jan 01, 1995.


Services Provided by Benjamin Healthcare Center include:
Clinical Labs
Dental Care
Dietary
Housekeeping
Mental Health
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physician
Physician Extender
Podiatry
Physical Therapy
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Social Services
Therapeutic Qualified Activities
X-rays


Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0998613
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 205

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Benjamin Healthcare Center is approximately 30.7 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Benjamin Healthcare Center to Medicare is $1,190.42 per day (compared to a Massachusetts average of $755.25) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $527.35 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

If your stay meets Medicare's requirements they pay 100% for the first 20 days, there is then a copay of $167.50 for days 21-100, and after 100 days (of a single stay) the patient is responsible for all nursing home related costs.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique (Supplemental Insurance Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Benjamin Healthcare Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.


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Benjamin Healthcare Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
25.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
45 minutes
CNA
104.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.18 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.76 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Benjamin Healthcare Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.61
Administration
9.78
CNAs
54.37
Dentists
0.17
Food Service
15.62
Housekeeping
12.27
LPN / LVN
25.36
Mental Health
0.23
Nurse Admin
4.69
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.14
OT Assistant
0.94
Other Staff
8.16
Pharmacist
0.23
Physical Therapist
3.11
Physician Ext.
0.17
Podiatrist
0.17
PT Aide
1.14
PT Assistant
0.93
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
8.7
Social Services
0.29
Social Worker
2.29
Speech Pathology
1.65
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Benjamin Healthcare Center in BOSTON, Massachusetts has 205 beds compared to a Massachusetts average of 114.80 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 134 residents compared to a MA average of 92.89 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 65.37% occupancy rate compared to a Massachusetts average of 80.91% and a national average of 81.38%.


Benjamin Healthcare Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to a MA average of 3.54 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to a MA average of 2.86 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to a MA average of 3.39 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to a MA average of 4.06 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to a MA average of 3.69 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.8 for Benjamin Healthcare Center versus the MA average of 3.51 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
BENJAMIN HEALTHCARE CENTER 134 vs. MA 92.89 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BENJAMIN HEALTHCARE CENTER 205 vs. MA 114.80 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BENJAMIN HEALTHCARE CENTER 2.8 vs. MA 3.508 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BENJAMIN HEALTHCARE CENTER 2 vs. MA 3.54 vs. National 3.04

Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Benjamin Healthcare Center
OrganizationRole
Resthaven Corporation5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
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