Brookside Care Center is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This facility is one of the best nursing homes we looked at. In fact, it was given the very best grade. We really couldn't find many negative things to say about this place. Its scores are impeccable. As you will find below, this facility performed just as well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!
Brookside Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to a phenomenal overall grade, this facility also received A+ nursing grade. In determining a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are with patients and the skill levels of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a score of A+ for its short-term care grade. Our short-term care grade is generally used to grade a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Racking up yet another strong category grade, this nursing home also excelled in inspections, where it received an impressive grade of A. Inspection ratings are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last area, we gave this nursing home an A for its long-term care score. This rounded out a very impressive profile. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookside Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookside Care Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookside Care Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term care residents who sustained a fall leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookside Care Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents which suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookside Care Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookside Care Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookside Care Center, 6.45% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could imply a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookside Care Center, 92.81% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookside Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookside Care Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Brookside Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookside Care Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookside Care Center, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookside Care Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
Scores for Kenosha, WI
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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