Brookside Haven Health Care Center is a facility in Muncie, Indiana, which has a population of 93,768 people. Our scoring system was not very kind to this nursing home, as it received an overall score of F. Fortunately, this nursing home is one of 11 nursing homes in this city so if you aren't impressed, you should have better options. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's report card is its impressive inspection grade. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category scores
Brookside Haven Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
While we graded this nursing home incredibly poorly overall, it received an impressive government inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our highest scores in that category with an A-. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 8 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the area of long-term care, this facility was awarded just a D in this area. Sadly, this ended up being its second best grade. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means the facility did not perform well in our measures relating to patient care. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We found that this facility vaccinated only 75 percent of its residents, which is well below average. To our surprise, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.07 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This is its best score in this category.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is short-term care. This facility's was given a bottom of the barrel short-term care grade where it was given an F. In crafting our short-term care scores, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. As you might expect, we found that this place offers substantially less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than a typical nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that eventually returned home from this nursing home. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The final category we graded is nursing. This facility received a very poor grade of F in this area. Our nursing rating assesses quite a few subcategories, many of which are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing grades. This place performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookside Haven Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 12.89% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 91.48% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 15.74% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents 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 resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 15.7% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is important for patients well-being.
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookside Haven Health Care Center, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Scores for Muncie, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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