Brookdale Senior Living Reviews

Updated June 18, 2015
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T. Andrew Smith
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Pros
  • Residents are great; make your 8-hour shift worthwhile (in 14 reviews)

  • Compassionate CNA staff that try to make a difference in Sr (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management did nothing to fix issues with staffing (in 32 reviews)

  • Long hours, work-life balance not always the best (in 11 reviews)

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  1. LPN

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    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Akron, OH

    I worked at Brookdale Senior Living full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The residents are Amazing and the Brookdale Community and Staff are Awesome.

    Cons

    The Resident Care Associates are devoted and paid the least. I think they deserve an increase $10.00 per hour to start.


  2. Dining Service Director

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    Current Employee - Chef/Manager in Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Chef/Manager in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    One of the best to enjoy working with.

    Cons

    Lack of well-experienced associates to Perform quality products.

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  3. good company to work for

    Former Employee - Team Leader in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at Brookdale Senior Living full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay good working hours

    Cons

    Need better management can be very underhanded


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    Marketing Coordinator

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great work environment and company

    Cons

    benefits are not as good as competitors


  6. Very nice entry position

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Meet new people
    Improve ones customer skills
    nice mangers

    Cons

    long hours
    may have to work weekends


  7. Home Health Management

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QRN in Winston-Salem, NC
    Current Employee - QRN in Winston-Salem, NC

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff, love senior care

    Cons

    Long work hours, job duty changes frequently

    Advice to Management

    Improve retention of nurses
    Equal benefits between different disciplines


  8. Helpful (1)

    One of the best companies I have worked

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PCP in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - PCP in Denver, CO

    I worked at Brookdale Senior Living

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's one of the best companies I worked for ,and would love to work for them again it was like family from management to staff ,I worked at the one in Denver tech center

    Cons

    The pay was not that great $9.50 . But that was 2010 am sure now they raised pay I hope

    Advice to Management

    Please stop writting up workers for no reason


  9. Executive Director

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to make a difference in the lives of our residents each and every day. Very rewarding job!

    Cons

    Need to remember why we do what we do. Resients first and always!


  10. Helpful (6)

    Resident Care Coordinator

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great non clinical role for an LPN

    Cons

    Long hours, weekend on-call,

    Advice to Management

    Share on call responsibilities.


  11. HH Billing

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HH Billing Specialist in Brentwood, TN
    Current Employee - HH Billing Specialist in Brentwood, TN

    I have been working at Brookdale Senior Living

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great system great people to work with

    Cons

    System can be slow at times



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