Bertrand Nursing Home is a small government-owned facility in Bertrand, Nebraska. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the highest grades that we offer. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 50 nursing homes in Nebraska. As you can see below, this facility performed equally well in our category scores. We give this place two thumbs up!
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Bertrand Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Best Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this facility performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Nursing ratings are mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third area, we gave this facility a grade of A- for its long-term care score. This is a first-rate rating. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The fourth area we graded is short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of A-. This topped off a very favorable report card. Few nursing homes earned an A- or higher in each of our categories. Short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bertrand Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 6.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 4.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 3.53% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients which have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 19.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 20.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 3.91% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 92.75% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 15.57% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 16.66% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is critical to residents' health.
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bertrand Nursing Home, 16.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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