Brady West Rehab & Nursing is a facility in Brady, Texas. This city has a population of 7,091 people. Sporting an overall grade of B-, this is likely a middle of the pack nursing home. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. One of the best aspects of this facility's report card is its exemplary inspection score, which we will address in the next section.
Brady West Rehab & Nursing
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this place really excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This facility received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also performed favorably in the category of long-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Very few facilities performed more favorably in this category. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.346405 percent of its patients. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received its third best category score in the area of short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this area, which is an acceptable grade. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is frequently a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually well below average.
The last area we graded is nursing. It received an abysmal F in this category, which is an abysmal score. This is certainly a significant concern. The nursing score considers many data points. The most heavily weighted one is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. With just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this facility's nurse staffing levels were well below the national average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these metrics to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brady West Rehab & Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which have suffered a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better hygiene protocols can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term patients who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 94.73% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Many believe that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This indicates 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 Brady West Rehab & Nursing, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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