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!
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Brookside Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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Best Nursing Home in Kenosha, Wisconsin Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Kenosha, Wisconsin Awards 2021
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Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ in short-term care. This is as good as it gets in this area. In crafting these short-term care grades, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to formulate a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Our nursing rating is mostly based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Continuing with its amazing performance, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection score. This grade is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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 final category, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for our long-term care grade. This topped off a very strong profile. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 99.67427 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookside Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookside Care Center, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookside Care Center, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookside Care Center, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookside Care Center, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookside Care Center, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookside Care Center, 5.98% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookside Care Center, 92.12% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookside Care Center, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookside Care Center, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Brookside Care Center, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookside Care Center, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookside Care Center, 14.13 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures 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, 76.01% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
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