Brighton Place North is a nursing home located in Topeka, Kansas. This city has a population of 163,415 people. Sporting an overall grade of B, this is a good facility. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Topeka. We were also pleased to find that this place did not have any weak links in any of the four major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 34 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

On top of receiving a great overall score, this place also earned first-rate government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in this area, with an A-. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

To complement its strong performance in other areas, we gave this facility an B+ for our nursing rating. The nursing score weighs several factors, most of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at a few quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility excelled in these areas, with excellent scores for minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Additionally, this nursing home also was awarded favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded them one of our higher grades in that area, with a score of B+. In determining our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is considered to be a fair assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The next area we analyzed was long-term care. We awarded this facility a grade of C in this category. Our long-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of nursing care. This means a vast scope of personal care services, ranging from help with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 97.77778 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the average nursing home. This place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Brighton Place North Quality Metrics

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
B
2.99%
State
B-
4.8%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
B
2.27%
State
B-
3.78%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
F
100%
State
B
15.84%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
F
56.3%
State
B
21.37%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B-
5.44%
National
B+
5.05%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Provider
B+
98.89%
State
B
91.06%
National
B
92.06%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Provider
A+
5.93%
State
B
15.8%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
F
7.18%
State
B
18.04%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Provider
B+
0.89
State
B-
1.94
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A+
7.18
State
B
18.04
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

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Dialysis Stations: 50
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Dialysis Stations: 12
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(785) 266-3087
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Dialysis Stations: 24
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