Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Roanoke, Virginia. This turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the very best grade. We were not surprised to discover that this is actually the best facility in the city. This also ended up being a very consistent facility with consistent grades in each of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
3837 Brandon Avenue,
Roanoke VA 24018
69.35% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
We also would like to point out that this nursing home excelled in our nursing category. We awarded them an A+ in this area. The nursing score weighs several subcategories, but the primary one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home offers extremely high levels of nursing care, averaging 5.8 hours per resident on a daily basis. This is more nursing care than nearly any other facility provides. Finally, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. It performed as well as any facility Virginia in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to direct your attention to the fact that this facility performed well in our short-term care rating. We awarded them a dominant grade of A+ in this area. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. This place is above average in terms of both its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients. The last metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Virginia in this area with 70.6 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, at most facilities, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we assessed is long-term care. This nursing home also received an A+ long-term care grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to be awarded more than one A+ category scores. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. After looking at the significant amount of nursing hours provided by this nursing home, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 98.540146 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. This combination proved to be effective as this place keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 1.27 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a much lower hospitalization rate than the average nursing home.
This facility has earned near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. This is one of the few places in the country to receive an A- or better in all four categories. Inspection grades are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.65% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.5% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.13% of Patients
This is the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 91.75% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 23.72% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is important for patients well-being.
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.22 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 23.72 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.68 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 75.36% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Scores for Roanoke, VA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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