Brentwood Post Acute is a facility located in Red Bluff, California, a city with 28,764 people. We gave this facility an overall grade of C. A score of this caliber requires some respectable marks. Based on our analysis, this nursing home likely wouldn't be a bad choice. The best part of this facility's report card was is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
Brentwood Post Acute
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
1795 Walnut Street,
Red Bluff CA 96080
70.9% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this facility really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A-. Few facilities performed better in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are quite insignificant. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received an impressive long-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of B in this area, which happens to be one of our better. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.32886 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid negative health outcomes for the senior population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.26 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of B-. Our nursing rating is based on several components, however, the main consideration is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. With 4.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this nursing home surpassed the vast majority of facilities. Lastly, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these. With less than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is typically a accurate indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning residents even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's worst category was short-term care, which is the final category we assessed. In this area, we gave this nursing home a grade of just D. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Not surprisingly based on its score in this category, this facility was subpar in one of the two key staffing areas we looked at. In fact, it provided significantly fewer registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The last item we considered in this area is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area, with just 41.8 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, this was well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brentwood Post Acute Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brentwood Post Acute, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by 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 Brentwood Post Acute, 1.66% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay residents which have sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brentwood Post Acute, 1.19% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brentwood Post Acute, 9.98% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brentwood Post Acute, 13.87% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brentwood Post Acute, 4.32% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brentwood Post Acute, 96.21% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brentwood Post Acute, 8.35% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brentwood Post Acute, 14.01% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Brentwood Post Acute, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brentwood Post Acute, 14.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brentwood Post Acute, 9.82 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brentwood Post Acute, 79.69% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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