Located in Salisbury, North Carolina, Brightmoor Nursing Center is one of eight available facilities in the area. This isn't a bad facility with a C overall grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Salisbury. Based on our ratings, there are certainly far worse nursing homes out there. The best part of this facility's profile is its exemplary inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Brightmoor Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its relatively modest overall score, we awarded this nursing home an A for its inspection grade. This score is far better than its overall score. Inspection grades are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to be an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
This facility's second best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of B-. Our nursing score is largely associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. In fact, it scored well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its third most favorable category score in the area of long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this area, which is a respectable score. For prospective residents in need of a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were a bit worried that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 85.86956 percent of its residents. Fortunately, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we rated was short-term care. This nursing home received a grade of C in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. In this place's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than a typical facility. The last metric we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brightmoor Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 10.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 22.36% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 2.92% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression. Some would argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 88.16% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 19.43% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 26.81% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brightmoor Nursing Center, 26.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Scores for Salisbury, NC
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Salisbury, North Carolina has 7 other nursing homes
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- Davie Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.56 miles away223 Hospital Street Mocksville North Carolina 27028Voluntary non-profit - Private(336) 751-8100
- Carolinas Healthcare System NortheastAcute Care Hospitals 18.04 miles away920 Church St N Concord North Carolina 28025Government - Hospital District or Authority(704) 783-3000
- Dialysis Care of Rowan County Inc1.63 miles away111 Dorsett Drive Salisbury North Carolina 28144CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 33 (704) 637-2107
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- Dialysis of Kannapolis13.26 miles away1607 North Main Street Kannapolis North Carolina 28081CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (704) 933-0809
- Lexington Dialysis Center of Wake Forest University14.3 miles away233 Anna Lewis Drive Lexington North Carolina 27292CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 37 (336) 248-6808
- Copperfield Dialysis15.85 miles away1030 Vinehaven Dr Ne Concord North Carolina 28025CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (704) 795-7552
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