Breese Nursing Home is an average-sized nursing home located in Breese, Illinois. This facility is ranked among the highest-graded nursing homes we assessed. A score in this range requires superb marks across the board. We flat out can not say enough great things about this place. One of the major highlights of this facility's stellar profile is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
Breese Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1155 North First Street,
Breese IL 62230
29.28% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we gave this facility an A. When calculating a nursing home's nursing rating, we consider the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the level of skill of the nurses. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at was long-term care. Contributing to its top-shelf resume, this facility also performed well in that category. In fact, it received a of A for that area. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 96.190475 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this nursing home also received an excellent short-term care rating, with an A-. This topped off a rare straight A report card. In determining our short-term care scores, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Breese Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Breese Nursing Home, 8.73% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Breese Nursing Home, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which had a fall leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Breese Nursing Home, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Breese Nursing Home, 18.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Breese Nursing Home, 19.04% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Breese Nursing Home, 30.45% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Breese Nursing Home, 87.4% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Breese Nursing Home, 13.9% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Breese Nursing Home, 17.56% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Breese Nursing Home, 1.66 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Breese Nursing Home, 17.56 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Breese Nursing Home, 11.82 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Breese Nursing Home, 71.65% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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