Golden Living Center Briarwood

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Tucker, Georgia (GA).

Golden Living Center Briarwood is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 100 beds based at 3888 Lavista Road in Tucker, GA. The facility has 92 residents indicating 92% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 135 Medicare patients were given 6,808 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,046,096 by Medicare.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase and low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels at Golden Living Center Briarwood.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, and short-stay residents to have delirium.

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

3888 Lavista Road
Tucker, GA 30084

Phone Number

(770) 938-5740

Geographic Coordinates

33.843409, -84.25834
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
100
Tucker Average
127
DeKalb County Average
124
Georgia Average
111
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Tucker
91.67%
DeKalb County
89.92%
Georgia
88.57%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
92
Tucker Average
116
DeKalb County Average
114
Georgia Average
99
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Tucker
0 (0.00%)
DeKalb County
1 (8.33%)
Georgia
51 (14.09%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Tucker
0 (0.00%)
DeKalb County
1 (8.33%)
Georgia
15 (4.14%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 02/14/2007 - Health Survey
  • 02/14/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/21/2005 - Health Survey
  • 12/21/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 03/02/2005 - Health Survey
  • 03/02/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.30
Tucker Average
0.28
DeKalb County Average
0.41
Georgia Average
0.39
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.06
Tucker Average
2.01
DeKalb County Average
2.16
Georgia Average
2.14
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.00
Tucker Average
0.76
DeKalb County Average
0.90
Georgia Average
0.98
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.30
Tucker Average
1.04
DeKalb County Average
1.31
Georgia Average
1.38
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Tucker
81.00%
DeKalb County
85.18%
Georgia
87.72%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
23.00%
Tucker
16.00%
DeKalb County
14.50%
Georgia
14.52%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Tucker
14.67%
DeKalb County
14.00%
Georgia
14.45%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Tucker
5.67%
DeKalb County
6.18%
Georgia
6.14%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Tucker
61.33%
DeKalb County
59.00%
Georgia
49.16%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Tucker
4.00%
DeKalb County
3.64%
Georgia
7.83%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Tucker
9.33%
DeKalb County
7.55%
Georgia
8.99%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
51.00%
Tucker
68.67%
DeKalb County
68.11%
Georgia
73.19%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Tucker
4.00%
DeKalb County
2.00%
Georgia
2.97%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
20.00%
Tucker
18.33%
DeKalb County
15.89%
Georgia
18.81%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Tucker
81.00%
DeKalb County
74.70%
Georgia
80.41%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Tucker
1.67%
DeKalb County
2.18%
Georgia
6.03%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
13.00%
Tucker
9.00%
DeKalb County
9.18%
Georgia
15.96%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Tucker
3.00%
DeKalb County
3.00%
Georgia
4.25%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Tucker
9.00%
DeKalb County
11.00%
Georgia
11.78%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Tucker
11.33%
DeKalb County
9.55%
Georgia
10.06%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Tucker
66.33%
DeKalb County
70.78%
Georgia
74.74%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
19.00%
Tucker
14.67%
DeKalb County
15.60%
Georgia
20.36%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
135
Tucker Average
126
DeKalb County Average
148
Georgia Average
108
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
116
Tucker Average
105
DeKalb County Average
133
Georgia Average
92
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
6,808
Tucker Average
5,721
DeKalb County Average
6,169
Georgia Average
3,943
United States Average
4,470

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$2,046,096
Tucker Average
$1,663,021
DeKalb County Average
$1,810,984
Georgia Average
$1,022,943
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$301
Tucker Average
$291
DeKalb County Average
$294
Georgia Average
$259
United States Average
$295

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$15,156
Tucker Average
$13,199
DeKalb County Average
$12,251
Georgia Average
$9,450
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$17,639
Tucker Average
$15,788
DeKalb County Average
$13,579
Georgia Average
$11,122
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

02/14/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

02/14/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/14/2007
Date Fixed:
03/31/2007

12/21/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems

12/21/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/21/2005
Date Fixed:
01/30/2006

12/21/2005 - Quality Care

12/21/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/21/2005
Date Fixed:
01/30/2006

12/21/2005 - Administration

12/21/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/21/2005
Date Fixed:
01/30/2006

12/21/2005 - Quality Care

12/21/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/21/2005
Date Fixed:
01/30/2006

12/21/2005 - Resident Assessment

12/21/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Assess the resident when the resident enters the nursing home, in a timely manner.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/21/2005
Date Fixed:
01/30/2006

03/02/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/02/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/02/2005
Date Fixed:
04/16/2005

03/02/2005 - Quality Care

03/02/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/02/2005
Date Fixed:
04/16/2005

03/02/2005 - Quality Care

03/02/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/02/2005
Date Fixed:
04/16/2005

03/02/2005 - Pharmacy Service

03/02/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/02/2005
Date Fixed:
04/16/2005

03/02/2005 - Resident Rights

03/02/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Quickly give a resident's personal money to the heads of his or her estate after the resident's death.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/02/2005
Date Fixed:
04/16/2005

03/02/2005 - Environmental

03/02/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/02/2005
Date Fixed:
04/16/2005

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Golden Living Center Briarwood Review
Overall:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
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Staff:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

The long term care facility at Golden Living Center Briarwood is severely understaffed. Residents sitting in urine, falling out of their wheelchairs, and without access to water. Please visit frequently if your loved one is there.

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Golden Living Center Briarwood Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

The care I received was excellent and the nurses and aides very attentive. Coming from another local nursing home that I would rate poorly, I was happy to learn that great places like golden living briarwood are out there.

Member:
Date:

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Tucker at a Glance

Tucker has a total population of 26,532, of which 5,510 are children under the age of 18 and 4,133 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.6.

Total Population:
26,532
Median Age:
39.6
Males:
12,767 (48.1%)
Female:
13,765 (51.9%)
Children (0-17):
5,510 (20.8%)
Adults (18-64):
16,889 (63.7%)
Seniors (65+):
4,133 (15.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Tucker
Married:
12,908 (48.7%)
Divorced:
1,989 (7.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Tucker
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,047 (7.72%)
White:
19,438 (73.26%)
African American:
3,729 (14.05%)
Asian:
2,096 (7.90%)
Pacific Islander:
13 (0.05%)
Indian:
45 (0.17%)
Other:
717 (2.70%)
Two or More:
494 (1.86%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Tucker

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.23, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.23 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
298
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
26
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $66,549 while the median household income is $59,953. Roughly 4.30% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$66,549
Household Income:
$59,953
In Poverty:
4.30%

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