Brookdale Place Willowbrook is in Houston, Texas, which is one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the country. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this is without a doubt a high quality nursing home. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it substantially ahead of most of the nursing homes in Houston. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile was its short-term care score. We discuss short-term care in the next section

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received an A+. Short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Remarkably, this nursing home provides about 50% more services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is a very favorable sign. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that were able to return home from this facility. In addition to excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home in the nation in this area with 74.5 percent of its patients returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this statistic.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing rating features numerous subcategories. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provided 5 hours of nursing care per resident daily, which is among the highest figures in the country. A significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the more skilled levels of nurses. We were very impressed by these figures. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this facility also fared well in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In terms of the number of its patients sustaining falls leading to major injury, this place outpaced the national average.

Facility Inspections

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Historical

We gave this nursing home an A for inspections. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. A few minor dings are not something to panic about.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The next area we assessed is long-term care, where this nursing home received a C. This ended up being this facility's weakest category. This is nevertheless not the end of the world. In computing our long-term care ratings, we analyze the personal care received by the facility's patients. One of the statistics we considered after this nursing home's quality nursing hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
C
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

Brookdale Place Willowbrook Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
D
14.04%
State
B
7.46%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents which have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.

Provider
B+
2.63%
State
B
3.37%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
B+
1.32%
State
B+
2.22%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B
12.68%
State
B+
12.37%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
B
19.4%
State
B-
23.38%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.92%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
C
95%
State
B
92.34%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
C
18.75%
State
B-
17.2%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.

Provider
C
12.03%
State
B
18.24%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A-
12.03
State
B
18.24
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
B+
8.08
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
F
42.57%
State
C
61.02%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital 0.58 mi
18220 Tomball Parkway Houston Texas 77070
(281) 477-1000
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St Luke's Hospital at the Vintage 2.16 mi
20171 Chasewood Park Drive Houston Texas 77070
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First Texas Hospital 2.44 mi
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Tops Surgical Specialty Hospital 6.85 mi
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Hca Houston Healthcare Northwest 7.1 mi
710 Cypress Creek Parkway Houston Texas 77090
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Intracare North Hospital 7.33 mi
1120 Cypress Station Dr Houston Texas 77090
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Hca Houston Healthcare Tomball 9.53 mi
605 Holderrieth Tomball Texas 77375
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United Memorial Medical Center 11.61 mi
510 W Tidwell Houston Texas 77091
(713) 691-1111
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Nearby Dialysis

Dialyspa Vintage Park 1.13 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
102 Vintage Park Blvd Bldg L Suite A Houston Texas 77070
(713) 218-6500
Vintage Dialysis 2.41 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
20025 Chasewook Park Drive Houston Texas 77070
(281) 251-0966
Willowbrook Dialysis 2.75 mi
CMS Rating: 1 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
12120 Jones Road, Suite G Houston Texas 77070
(281) 890-7288
Cyfair Dialysis Center 3.38 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
9110 Jones Rd Ste 110 Houston Texas 77065
(281) 517-0527
Bio-Medical Applications of Texas, Inc. 3.96 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
10505 Jones Rd Houston Texas 77065
(281) 894-9687
Greylock Dialysis, LLC 4.15 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
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(281) 890-5468
Cypress Woods Northwest Dialysis 5.68 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
20320 Northwest Freeway Suite 100 Houston Texas 77065
(281) 890-2540
Romano Woods Dialysis Center 6.08 mi
Dialysis Stations: 30
16910 Mathis Church Road Houston Texas 77090
(281) 893-6300