Brewster Convalescent Center is the only option we identified in Brewster, Ohio. We awarded it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack score. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. We were also pleased to find that this facility was consistent in all four of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Brewster Convalescent Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
264 Mohican Street Ne,
Brewster OH 44613
96.5% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This facility received a short-term care score which is better than its overall score. We awarded this facility a B+ in this area. This really helped its overall profile. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
We also want to emphasize this facility's nearly flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of B+ in this category. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few relatively minor dings aren't the end of the world.
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In addition, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B in our nursing category. This is one of our better grades. The nursing rating weighs many subcategories, however, the primary consideration is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place 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.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed was long-term care. For that category, we gave this facility a C. In the area of long-term care, we look at the amount of care provided by a nursing home, as opposed to more sophisticated services. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is higher than the average nursing home. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brewster Convalescent Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients that have had urinary tract infections. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 20.26% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 90.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brewster Convalescent Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some argue this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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