Brookcrest is a senior living facility located in Grandville, Michigan, which has a population of 27,417 people. Sporting an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is undoubtedly a world class facility. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the 25 best facilities in Michigan. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's exemplary profile is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section.
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. There are a number of subcategories included in this category. Most of the factors relate to staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
In addition, this nursing home also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A. Inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was strong in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of A. Few facilities fared better in this category. In computing our short-term care grades, we size up a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is often a reliable measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6.6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last category, this nursing home also received a very strong long-term care score, with a grade of A. This topped off a very impressive profile. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After we finished assessing the volume of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 97.83394 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly can be a life or death health condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home does not leave this to chance. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookcrest Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookcrest, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookcrest, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookcrest, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookcrest, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents which were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookcrest, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookcrest, 3.47% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookcrest, 91.4% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookcrest, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookcrest, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that maintained mobility. Some believe that mobility is vital to patients well-being.
In Brookcrest, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookcrest, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookcrest, 10.71 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookcrest, 76.5% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
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