Brookside Village is a small nursing home in Jasper, Indiana. Featuring an overall grade of B, this is a fine option. Based on our assessment, this place looks like a good fit for quite a few people. The best part of this facility's strong profile was its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong facility overall, this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many facilities fared better in this category. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received high scores in the category of short-term care as well. Indeed, we awarded it one of our most favorable scores in that category with a score of A-. Short-term care scores are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. Nursing ratings are primarily associated with the facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this nursing home did not perform well. Due to an abysmal grade of F in this area, this is notably its weakest area. Long-term care grades in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids, as well as the levels of routine medical care available. Once we finished looking at the amount of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. Candidly, we were a bit concerned this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 84 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brookside Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brookside Village, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brookside Village, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brookside Village, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained a UTI. UTI's may be a sign of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brookside Village, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brookside Village, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term patients who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are generally given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brookside Village, 12.38% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brookside Village, 91.56% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brookside Village, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brookside Village, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Some experts argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Brookside Village, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brookside Village, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brookside Village, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brookside Village, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Jasper, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Jasper, Indiana has 5 other nursing homes
- Memorial Hospital and Health Care CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.97 miles away800 W 9th St Jasper Indiana 47546Voluntary non-profit - Church(812) 996-2345
- Davita - Jasper Dialysis1.46 miles away671 3 Rd Ave Suite A Jasper Indiana 47546CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (812) 482-1791