Brooksville Healthcare Center is a large nursing home located in Brooksville, Florida. This is a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this facility. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
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Brooksville Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Best Nursing Home in Brooksville, Florida Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home received a quality overall grade as described above, but we especially would like to emphasize its excellent inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A in this category. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home fared well in the category of long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- for that area, which happens to be one of our most favorable grades. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.757866 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of C. While this didn't quite match its scores in some of the categories discussed above, this is still a decent score. Our nursing score assesses a handful of factors, many of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a low total compared with most nursing homes. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home surprisingly excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our final area, this facility received a grade of C in short-term care, which we consider to be an acceptable grade. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. We weren't able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that just 4.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brooksville Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 8.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 2.91% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 2.32% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 9.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 24.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 0.26% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 99.88% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 14.53% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 21.22% of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels.
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 21.22% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 19.08% of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brooksville Healthcare Center, 56.25% of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Brooksville, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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