Brewster Village is in Appleton, Wisconsin. With an overall grade of A, this facility is ranked among the best nursing homes we looked at. Indeed, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it ahead of the majority of the nursing homes in Appleton, which boasts a decent selection of nursing homes. As you will find below, this place also performed well in our category ratings. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall rating, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection grade. This grade is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can pay to a facility. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple relatively minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade is primarily based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Does this page answer your questions about Brewster Village?
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, we gave this facility a grade of A- for our short-term care rating. This is a first-rate grade. With our short-term care category, we try to craft a fair measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at the facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for our long-term care rating. This topped off an elite report card. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.44238 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations 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 Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brewster Village, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brewster Village, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which have suffered falls which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brewster Village, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brewster Village, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brewster Village, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brewster Village, 6.45% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brewster Village, 92.81% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brewster Village, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brewster Village, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Brewster Village, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brewster Village, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brewster Village, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brewster Village, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Appleton, WI
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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