Avera Brady Health and Rehab is a senior living facility in Mitchell, South Dakota, a city with a total of 18,375 people. This facility has the prestigious distinction of being the highest rated facility in South Dakota. In our view, this place would be a great choice for just about anybody. This facility was also given impressive grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Avera Brady Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite insignificant. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A+. Very few nursing homes fared better in this category. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is typically a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. There are many factors within this area. Most of these datapoints relate to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility South Dakota in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning a patient more often.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was given an excellent long-term care grade, with an A. This wrapped up an elite profile. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avera Brady Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 6.6% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 5.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 3.35% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 19.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 14.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 4.93% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 94.89% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 16.78% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 21.3% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 21.3 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 10.25 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Avera Brady Health and Rehab, 79.4% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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