Beacon Brook Health Center is one of four nursing homes located in Lansing, Michigan. Sporting an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a fine option. In fact, we thought highly enough of this nursing home to rank it ahead of the majority of the nursing homes in Lansing. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Beacon Brook Health Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Lata
Note: Data for Beacon Brook Health Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
One of the reasons this place is a strong nursing home is that it earned a very impressive inspection score. In fact, inspections is its best category grade. In this area, we gave it an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. It doesn't appear that we have deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other strengths is its dominant long-term care score. It received one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of A-. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. On the whole this looks like a solid option for long-term care.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third most favorable area we awarded this nursing home in any category came in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of C. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. It doesn't appear that this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
The last area we analyzed was nursing. We awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this category. Our nursing score looks at the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This place averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day, which is not an impressive total. Finally, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically a good indicator that a facility has sufficient quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Scores for Lansing, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of F
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Lansing, Michigan has 3 other nursing homes