2615 West 11th Street, Kearney NE 68845 · (308) 236-0211 · 25.37% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Brookestone Gardens is one of five available facilities in Kearney, Nebraska. Sporting an overall rating of A, this nursing home is one of the most impressive nursing homes we looked at. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. If you scroll down, you can see this nursing home's category scores, which are also quite good.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 54 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
To pair with its strong overall score, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our inspection category. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its first-rate assessments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. It goes without saying that we were happy with our findings here in this area.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing scores are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the fourth category, this facility also performed well in our short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B+ in that area. This rounded out a very strong profile. Short-term care ratings are critical for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates additional skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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