Search by City, Name, Zip, etc

Berkshire Center in Reading, PA

Berkshire Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Reading, Pennsylvania (Berks county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Berkshire Center includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

Nursing Home Activities Image 2

They have 130 beds and 124 residents (which would leave 6 beds available). Berkshire Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Berkshire Center received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

Resident Ratings Pricing Wellness Area Map Staffing Medicare Ratings Comparison


Question Mark Icon Business Hours
Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours
Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Resident, Visitor, CMS Ratings
How would you rate your overall experience with:

Berkshire Center?

Select a star to begin leaving your rating

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


Additional Pages about Berkshire Center:
Inspections Penalties Directions


Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Berkshire Center Profile Overview
Nursing Home:
Berkshire Center
Business Name:
5501 Perkiomen Avenue Operations Llc
CMS ID:
395938
Street Address:
5501 PERKIOMEN AVENUE
City:
Reading
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip Code:
19606
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

Profile Links for Berkshire Center:
Inspections Penalties Directions Medicare Ratings Staffing Comparison Senior Care Glossary

Contact Info Icon Phone, Directions, and Map

They are located at the following address: 5501 Perkiomen Avenue in Reading Pennsylvania 19606.
Looking for directions or wish to see the surrounding area? Follow this link: Maps and Directions.
They can be reached by phone at (610) 779-0600.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Berkshire 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 Berkshire Center to Medicare is $591.84 per day (compared to a Pennsylvania average of $726.80) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $328.34 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.

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

Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Health and Demographics

The average age at Berkshire Center is approximately 83 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 61 men and 106 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Berkshire Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
29.341%
Alzheimer's
50.299%
Asthma
26.946%
Cancer
16.766%
CHF
48.503%
COPD
34.731%
Depression
49.701%
Diabetes
45.509%
Hyperlipidemia
74.251%
IHD
56.886%
Osteoporosis
22.156%
RA or OA
65.269%
Schizophrenia
20.958%
Stroke
16.168%

Resources Senior Care Dictionary Inspections Penalties Directions

Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Berkshire Center began on Sep 22, 1994.


Services Provided by Berkshire Center include:
Blood Admin, 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, Vocational Services, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 04-01-2011
Medicaid ID: 1025693350001
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): Novitas PA
CMS Regional Office: Philadelphia
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 130
Multi-Facility Name: Genesis Healthcare

General Information Icon Staff Size

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

Registered Nurse
34.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
48.6 minutes
CNA
121.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.39 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.08 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 Berkshire Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.4
Administration
11.2
CNAs
50.93
Dietitians
0.96
Food Service
14.61
Housekeeping
13.63
LPN / LVN
17.96
Medical Director
0.23
Nurse Admin
5.6
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.27
OT Assistant
2.46
Physical Therapist
1.5
Physician Ext.
1
PT Assistant
3.08
Qualified Activities
0.53
RNs
12.2
Social Worker
2.14
Speech Pathology
1.17
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 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


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

See How the Overall Rating is CalculatedView Pennsylvania's Top Lists View All Reading Nursing Homes Ratings Icon Ratings Comparison
Seniors in a Group Circle

Berkshire Center in READING, Pennsylvania has 130 beds compared to the Pennsylvania average of 126.76 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 124 residents compared to the PA average of 106.49 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 95.38% occupancy rate compared to the Pennsylvania average of 84.01% and a national average of 81.38%.


Berkshire Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the PA average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the PA average of 2.94 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.95 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to the PA average of 3.51 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4 for Berkshire Center versus the PA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

You may also be interested in seeing how their inspections and penalties (fines and payment denials) match up with others at the following links:

Inspection Results Penalty Enforcements

Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Berkshire Center
Number of Residents:
BERKSHIRE CENTER 124 vs. PA 106.49 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BERKSHIRE CENTER 130 vs. PA 126.76 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BERKSHIRE CENTER 4 vs. PA 3.298 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BERKSHIRE CENTER 5 vs. PA 3.29 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Berkshire Center
OrganizationRole
1995 Donna Reis Family Trust5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Fc-gen Operations Investment Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Gen Operations I, Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Gen Operations Ii Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Genesis Healthcare Inc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Genesis Healthcare Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Genesis Healthcare LlcOperational/managerial Control
Genesis Holdings Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Genesis Operations Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Genesis Pa Holdings Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Ghc Holdings Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Hccf Management Group Xi Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Onex Partners Lp5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Senior Care Genesis Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Senior Care Holdings, Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Sun Healthcare Group, Inc.5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Sundance Rehabilitation Holdco, Inc.5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Zac Properties Xi Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Berkshire Center
Reading Hospital Medical Center
Sixth Avenue And Spruce St
Reading, PA 19603
(610) 988-8000
Acute Care Hospitals
St Joseph Medical Center
2500 Bernville Road
Reading, PA 19605
(610) 378-2300
Acute Care Hospitals
Review Icon Compare Berkshire Center

Compare Reading Pennsylvania Nursing Homes and Facilities

Wyomissing Health And Rehabilitation Center Exeter Greens Care And Rehabilitation Center

There are 44 Cities within 30 miles of 19606 Reading, PA with Skilled Nursing Facilities

Akron Allentown Annville Audubon Blue Bell Coopersburg Cornwall Downingtown Ephrata Frederick Hamburg Harleysville Honey Brook King Of Prussia Kutztown Lancaster Lebanon Leesport Macungie Malvern Myerstown Narvon New Holland Norristown North Wales Orwigsburg Palmyra Pennsburg Phoenixville Pottstown Reading Royersford Schuylkill Haven Sellersville Souderton Spring City Stevens Telford Topton Trexlertown Wernersville West Chester Whitehall Worcester

Search Nursing Homes and SNFs by State

Click to Browse by State or View Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania


Learn more about Berkshire Center

Inspection Results Penalty Enforcements Maps and Directions


Still looking for the right senior care match? Please consider trying our custom search box below. We also offer listings for assisted living facilities, home health care and aides, adult day care services, and more. Search by city, zip code, services, required care (alzheimer's, hospice, dialysis, etc) or any other key term you are interested in. Thanks for stopping by!


Our Profiles are long!
Here are a few links to sections you may have missed or wish to review again:

Resident Ratings Pricing Wellness Area Map Staffing Medicare Ratings Comparison


Find our profile for Berkshire Center? Consider sharing it!
Facebook Twitter Pinterest


Or perhaps you'd like to view all Nursing Homes in Reading or Pennsylvania:
Nursing Homes Pennsylvania Reading