Brookefield Park is a facility in Saint Paul, Nebraska. This city has a population of 3,289 people. It looks like this is a good facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a quality rating. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile was its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
- 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
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to this nursing home's list of accomplishments, it also was awarded a first-rate short-term care score. We awarded them a strong strong of A- in this category. Short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. Our nursing score weighs many components, but the most important consideration is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, our nursing scores also consider quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically a reliable indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls could be avoided if a nursing home supplies enough nurses aids to assist its patients.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed is long-term care, which ended up being this facility's worst area. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in that area. Of course, this score pulled down the facility's overall grade to some degree. For prospective patients in need of a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. We were pleased to find that this nursing home vaccinated 98.36957 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility also fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookefield Park Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookefield Park, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients that suffered from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookefield Park, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookefield Park, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookefield Park, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookefield Park, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookefield Park, 4.27% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookefield Park, 93.22% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookefield Park, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookefield Park, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental health.
In Brookefield Park, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookefield Park, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookefield Park, 77.94% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.