Bethany Home - Brandon is a nursing home in Brandon, South Dakota. The city has a total of 10,473 people. Sporting an overall rating of B+, this looks like a high quality facility. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Bethany Home - Brandon
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in South Dakota Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in South Dakota Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a strong overall rating, this nursing home fared even better in our inspections category which is based on the nursing home's recent government inspection reports. We awarded it an A for this area, which is one of our highest scores. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home truly excelled in the category of long-term care, where it received a score of A-. Not many nursing homes performed better in this category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 95.454544 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing grade 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 quantity of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we scored was short-term care, where this facility received a B-. This is this nursing home's least impressive category. This is nevertheless not the end of the world. In our short-term care score, we attempt to craft a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 3.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany Home - Brandon Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 13.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 7.58% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term patients that experienced falls which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 0.52% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 28.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 23.23% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 12.7% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 97.73% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 18.3% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 21.64% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Some believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 21.64% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 5.16% of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany Home - Brandon, 73.39% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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