Brown Memorial Home is a small non-profit nursing home located in Circleville, Ohio. Featuring an overall score of B+. After grading the other options in Circleville, this looks like a better selection than quite a few of them. Based on our assessment, this facility is a good fit for most people. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category scores, which are also quite good.
Brown Memorial Home
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Top Nursing Home in Ohio Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Circleville, Ohio Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Ohio Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Circleville, Ohio Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Circleville, Ohio Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong facility overall, this nursing home really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in that area. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A-. Few facilities performed more favorably in this area. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed was short-term care. This facility was given a very positive short-term care score, with a grade of B+ in this area. Our short-term care grades are critical for patients seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The final area we looked at is nursing, where we awarded it a strong grade of B. This facility really did not have any weak areas. Our nursing rating includes quite a few subcategories, many of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brown Memorial Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brown Memorial Home, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brown Memorial Home, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brown Memorial Home, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brown Memorial Home, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brown Memorial Home, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brown Memorial Home, 20.26% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brown Memorial Home, 90.12% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brown Memorial Home, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brown Memorial Home, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brown Memorial Home, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brown Memorial Home, 12 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brown Memorial Home, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
Scores for Circleville, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Circleville, Ohio has 3 other nursing homes
- Berger HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.85 miles away600 North Pickaway Street Circleville Ohio 43113Government - Local(740) 420-8020
- Adena Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.28 miles away272 Hospital Road Chillicothe Ohio 45601Voluntary non-profit - Private(740) 779-7500
- Diley Ridge Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 19.52 miles away7911 Diley Road Canal Winchester Ohio 43110Voluntary non-profit - Private(614) 838-7910
- Fmc - Circleville Dialysis0.92 miles away790 North Court Street Circleville Ohio 43113Dialysis Stations: 12 (740) 477-7225
- Pickaway Dialysis Center1.53 miles away1180 North Court St. Circleville Ohio 43113Dialysis Stations: 12 (740) 477-2072
- Chillicothe Regional Dialysis Center16 miles away465 Shawnee Lane Chillicothe Ohio 45601CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (740) 774-4777
- Davita - Adena Dialysis16.76 miles away1180 N. Bridge Street Chillicothe Ohio 45601Dialysis Stations: 17 (740) 773-3733