Brooklyn Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a very-large non-profit facility in Brooklyn, New York. We gave it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Brooklyn. The best part of this place's report card is its exemplary inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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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+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We want to point out that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest scores in this category with an A+. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Another strength of this nursing home is its strong grade in long-term care. We awarded it one of our better grades in that area, with a score of A-. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. Once we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 98.8024 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a life or death condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. We found that this nursing home had 2.63 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

D
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Historical

Moving on to another strength for this facility, it also received an elite nursing score. In fact, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of D. Our nursing score is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This facility provided 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is below the national average. In addition to receiving below average marks for nursing hours, this nursing home was less impressive in some of the quality-based measures we looked at in computing our nursing scores. We looked at the percentage of residents experiencing pressure ulcers and found that this facility was at approximately 1.5 times the national average in this statistic.

Short-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The next category we graded is short-term care. It received an abysmal F for this area, which is an abysmal score. This is clearly a significant concern. In computing our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is considered to be a solid measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, we found that this facility offers fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most facilities. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that eventually returned home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 41.4 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit off the national average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
State:
B
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

Brooklyn Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
B-
8.26%
State
B-
8.47%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
A
0.96%
State
B+
2.91%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.

Provider
B+
1.45%
State
B+
2.21%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Provider
A+
2.3%
State
B+
11.1%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
A+
3.37%
State
A-
13.33%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
F
40.03%
State
B
7.09%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
B
97.82%
State
B
93.26%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
16.76%
State
B+
13.31%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
D
9.3%
State
B-
15.38%
National
B
17.11%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
D
2.56
State
B+
1.46
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
A
9.3
State
B+
15.38
National
B
17.11

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Provider
A
5.96
State
B+
8.22
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B-
66.11%
State
B
69.8%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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