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Berkeley Retirement Home,The
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Address:
150 Berkeley St
Lawrence, MA
Housing Types:
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community

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150 BERKELEY ST
LAWRENCE
MA
01841
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Berkeley Retirement Home,the is a small, not for profit, nursing home with 19 beds based in Lawrence, MA. At last check, the facility had 17 residents indicating that it is 89% occupied which is about average within the state of Massachusetts. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Berkeley Retirement Home,The, was 5 stars. Only 23% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Massachusetts.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Berkeley Retirement Home,The with other senior care providers in Massachusetts. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/01/2012.
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Description of Berkeley Retirement Home,The in Lawrence, MA

Number of Beds : 19

Berkeley Retirement Home,The, located in Lawrence, Massachusetts provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Micro-Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Berkeley Retirement Home,The has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Berkeley Retirement Home,The has a very good hospital, Caritas Holy Family Hospital And Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Berkeley Retirement Home,The's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (01841) in Massachusetts, where Berkeley Retirement Home,The is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Berkeley Retirement Home,The can be found here.

Berkeley Retirement Home,the is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Berkeley Retirement Home,the is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Berkeley Retirement Home,the is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

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Demographic Profile for Lawrence, MA,01841

Annual Crime
01841 Avg.
Violent Crimes 7 4
Property Crimes 4 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 30%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 36.8 / 100
Water Quality 13 / 100
Superfund Sites 10 / 100
Physicians per 100k 202.3
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 1% Below
Cost of Food 9% Above
Utilities 41% Above
Miscellaneous 8% Above
Education
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 3.60%
People
Male Population 48.20%
Female Population 51.80%
Median Age 30.3 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $31,187
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Lawrence MA
Percent Religious 59.56%
Catholic 46.14%
Other Christian 6.21%
Jewish 2.61%
All Other 4.61%
Race
Breakdown of ethnicities in Lawrence MA
Hispanic/Latino  67.6%
White  27.6%
Black  1.9%
Asian  1.2%
Multiracial  1.1%
Other  0.3%

Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.