Brethren Retirement Community is in Greenville, Ohio. The city has a population of 22,930 people. Sporting an overall rating of A-, this is undoubtedly a high quality nursing home. As far as we can see, this facility looks like a great choice for most people. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Brethren Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned a very impressive grade in inspections. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a very strong long-term care score. Indeed, this ended up being its second strongest category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a score of A-. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 98.744774 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a life or death ailment for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. The nursing grade is based on numerous factors. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving residents more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was short-term care. This facility was given an impressive nursing rating in our assessment, with a grade of B. Although this was not quite as strong as a few of its other scores, this is still one of the stronger scores for this category. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for prospective residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brethren Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brethren Retirement Community, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents which have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brethren Retirement Community, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents which have experienced a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brethren Retirement Community, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brethren Retirement Community, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brethren Retirement Community, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brethren Retirement Community, 20.26% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brethren Retirement Community, 90.12% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brethren Retirement Community, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brethren Retirement Community, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term patients that maintained mobility.
In Brethren Retirement Community, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brethren Retirement Community, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brethren Retirement Community, 12 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of 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 Brethren Retirement Community, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Greenville, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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