Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center is a very-large nursing home located in Beaver, Pennsylvania. Featuring an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a bottom of the barrel nursing home. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Beaver. If you aren't deterred by this place's profile, feel free to continue reading to learn more about its category grades. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
While we graded this facility incredibly poorly overall, it actually received a fairly impressive inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our better scores in that area with a grade of B. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection grades. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively minor. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies aren't necessarily the end of the world.
This nursing home excelled in the area of nursing, where it earned an C. Few facilities fared better in this area. Nursing scores are tied to quantity of nursing care available. This place provides only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a somewhat discouraging figure which is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
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Long-term Care Quality
We awarded this nursing home just a D for our long-term care rating. This is not one of our better scores. Nursing homes that don't fare well in this category often don't provide as much nursing care and also may be lagging in a few of the areas of routine medical care we assessed. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. Frankly, we were a bit alarmed this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to just 24.89992 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes. This was its best score in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is short-term care. This facility received a very poor grade of F in this category. Our short-term care grades are probably more meaningful for patients needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. The last item we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that just 3.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these subpar statistics doomed this facility's short-term care grade.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 3.12% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 88.22% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with better rehabilitation.
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