Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East turns out to be one of a variety of nursing home options to decide among in Birmingham, Alabama. This is a quality nursing home with a B overall. This was right in line with the city grade in Birmingham. You could definitely do much worse than this facility. We were also pleased to find that this place did not have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Inspection ratings are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded a strong long-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that category with a grade of B+. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received an impressive short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B in this area. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. We weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
The last category we analyzed is nursing. We awarded this facility a grade of C in this category. Our nursing score analyzes several components, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This place averages just 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is not an impressive total. Finally, our nursing scores also consider quality-based metrics, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually a reliable indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses aids to assist its residents.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents that have suffered from urinary tract infections. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 19.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 23.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 1.35% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 91.96% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 13.45% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 18.12% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 18.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 11.48 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, 72.53% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Birmingham, AL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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