Brookdale Smithfield is a small nursing home located in Smithfield, Rhode Island. After receiving an A+ overall grade, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the 25 best facilities in Rhode Island. We couldn't find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are as good as they get. This nursing home was also given strong grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 60 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+
Historical

On top of receiving a strong overall rating, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a facility. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+
Historical

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them a dominant score of A+ in this category. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a life threatening illness for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. The last datapoint we looked at is its hospitalization rate. We found that this nursing home had 2.65 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: A
Historical

The next category we analyzed was short-term care. Contributing to its impressive resume, this facility also excelled in this category. In fact, it received a of A in that area. In the area of short-term care, we strive to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. This nursing home performed much better in the final metric we looked at in this area, which was the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. This place performed as well as just about any facility in Rhode Island in this area with 63 percent of its residents returning home.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+
Historical

In the last area, this nursing home also was awarded a first-rate nursing rating, with a B+. This finished off a very favorable report card. When determining our nursing scores, we factor in both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some quality-based measures in this category. This nursing home fared well in some of the quality measures we assessed. By way of illustration, in terms of the percentage of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this place performed better than the national average. This is generally an indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented with better nursing care.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
NA
State:
A-
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 Smithfield Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
B
7.04%
State
B+
5.88%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.

Provider
B+
2.61%
State
B
3.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.

Provider
C
3.97%
State
B
2.69%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A
6.54%
State
B
15.73%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents which are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
B+
17.42%
State
B+
15.36%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Provider
B
1.35%
State
B+
2.99%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient care.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
96.23%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Provider
A-
11.45%
State
B
15.36%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical health.

Provider
B-
14.63%
State
B+
18.9%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
F
2.85
State
B+
1.35
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
B+
14.63
State
B-
18.9
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.

Provider
B-
10.62
State
B-
11.38
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
C
62.46%
State
B+
72.29%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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