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. Being awarded an A+ in our grading system requires first-rate marks across the board. In fact, this nursing home made our top 500 list of the best nursing homes in the nation, which is an exclusive list. Headlining this place's stellar report card is its short-term care rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is 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
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Top Nursing Home in South Carolina Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Anderson, South Carolina Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in South Carolina Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Anderson, South Carolina Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in South Carolina Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Anderson, South Carolina Awards 2021
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first-rate facility overall, this facility also excelled at short-term care, where it received an A+. Short-term care scores are meaningful for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing. This includes a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
This facility has also received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively insignificant. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. Our nursing score is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of turning residents even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final category, this facility received an excellent long-term care grade. We gave it a grade of A in that area, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookdale Anderson Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookdale Anderson, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care patients that developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookdale Anderson, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have had falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookdale Anderson, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who have experienced a UTI. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookdale Anderson, 3.08% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents which were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookdale Anderson, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookdale Anderson, 0% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookdale Anderson, 100% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookdale Anderson, 14.71% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookdale Anderson, 29.3% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels. Some argue that mobility is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookdale Anderson, 29.3% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookdale Anderson, 11.77% of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookdale Anderson, 74.08% of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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