Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation is a facility located in Yarmouth, Maine, which has 8,349 people. This facility appears to be one of the higher-rated facilities we assessed. A grade of this caliber requires high-end marks across the board. We can't find many negative things to say about this place. Its grades are just impeccable. If you look below, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are also impressive.
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Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. For patients looking for a permanent residence rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are a key measure. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 87.5 percent of its patients. This is slightly lower than we anticipated. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Inspection scores are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded a favorable short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B+. In crafting our short-term care scores, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The next category we looked at proved to be this facility's poorest area. However, even its lowest point would likely be a highlight for most facilities. In fact, we gave it a strong grade of B in our nursing category. Nursing scores are tied to nurse staffing levels. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Maine in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving patients more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 2.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who developed pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 7.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely caused by poor nursing care. More supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 0.46% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 19.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 30.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 15.28% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 90.5% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 8.33% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 18.42% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels.
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 18.42% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 18.61% of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 67.93% of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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