Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is located in Brenham, Texas. This city has 27,492 people. Featuring an overall score of F, we consider this to be a very poor nursing home. As far as we can see, you'd be better off to steer clear of this place. More information on this facility's category grades may be found below. Its best category is inspections, which is discussed in the next section.
Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a grade of B- for our inspections rating. In fact, the facility received very impressive inspection report this year. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
As it turns out, this facility only earned a grade of D for its long-term care score, which happens to be one of its better category grades. For patients looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. Fortunately, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.006645 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this place also fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
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Short-term Care Quality
Our next category we looked at is short-term care, where this facility was given an F. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The last area we graded is nursing. It received a lowly F in this area, which is a rock bottom grade. We scrutinized the levels of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses worked with residents, in calculating our rating in this category. This particular nursing home averaged just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This statistic is quite a bit below average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility fared well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by poor nursing care. Better hygiene protocols minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents that are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.66% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 94.73% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This is 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 Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Brenham, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Brenham, Texas has 3 other nursing homes
- Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- College StatiAcute Care Hospitals 1.85 miles away700 Scott & White Drive College Station Texas 77845Voluntary non-profit - Private(979) 691-3701
- Scott & White Hospital BrenhamAcute Care Hospitals 2.29 miles away700 Medical Parkway Brenham Texas 77833Voluntary non-profit - Private(979) 836-6173
- Bellville St Joseph Health CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.61 miles away44 N Cummings St Bellville Texas 77418Government - Hospital District or Authority(979) 865-3141