Brookestone View is a small non-profit facility in Broken Bow, Nebraska. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive ratings we offer. We really can't say enough favorable things about this facility. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar profile is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section.
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
850 Laurel Parkway Drive,
Broken Bow NE 68822
87.33% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Few facilities performed as well in this category. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also want to note the fact that this nursing home was awarded a top-shelf score of A in our long-term care category. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 99.484535 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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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 grade assesses several factors, however, the paramount consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home 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 generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning residents even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for our short-term care rating. This completed a very strong report card. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookestone View Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookestone View, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookestone View, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookestone View, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookestone View, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookestone View, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookestone View, 4.32% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could be an indicator lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookestone View, 93.19% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookestone View, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookestone View, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility. Some would argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Brookestone View, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookestone View, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookestone View, 9.35 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookestone View, 77.76% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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