Brookdale Anderson is located in Anderson, South Carolina, a city with a total of 93,613 people. It looks like this nursing home is among the most elite nursing homes we looked at. A score in this range requires top-notch scores across the board. In fact, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 50 nursing homes in South Carolina. Headlining this nursing home's stellar profile is its inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving an elite overall grade, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a facility. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also would like to point out the fact that this facility received a first-rate grade of A in our short-term care area. In our short-term care grade, we attempt to craft a valuable measure for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze a facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third category, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for our long-term care rating. This is a dominant score. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a deadly health condition for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the final category we assessed, this facility received an impressive grade grade of A- in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility finished off a straight A report card. The nursing rating includes a host of data points. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 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 facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookdale Anderson Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookdale Anderson, 9.68% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookdale Anderson, 3.49% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookdale Anderson, 3.26% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from urinary tract infections. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookdale Anderson, 14.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookdale Anderson, 19.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents which are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookdale Anderson, 2.74% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookdale Anderson, 88.77% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookdale Anderson, 14.72% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookdale Anderson, 12.88 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookdale Anderson, 72.67% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Anderson, SC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Anderson, South Carolina has 4 other nursing homes
- Anmed HealthAcute Care Hospitals 2.16 miles away800 N Fant St Anderson South Carolina 29621Voluntary non-profit - Private(864) 512-2830
- Fresenius Medical Care North Anderson1.05 miles away2021 Cardinal Cir Anderson South Carolina 29621Dialysis Stations: 21 (864) 224-0024
- Fmc Anderson Dialysis Clinic2.23 miles away416 E Calhoun Street Ste A Anderson South Carolina 29621CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 48 (864) 224-1678
- Davita Pendleton Dialysis11.37 miles away7703 Highway 76 Pendleton South Carolina 29670Dialysis Stations: 10 (864) 646-7715
- Fresenius Medical Services of Pendleton11.59 miles away908 S Mechanic Street Pendleton South Carolina 29670Dialysis Stations: 11 (864) 646-6607
- Fmc Services of Belton Honea Path14.84 miles away200 Church Street Honea Path South Carolina 29654Dialysis Stations: 17 (864) 369-6509