Located in Brownfield, Texas, Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center is the sole facility located in this area. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the road rating. You can definitely do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this place's profile is its exemplary inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next section.
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Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
The primary reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it received an excellent inspection score. In fact, its inspection score was far better than its overall grade. In our inspections category, we gave this facility a grade of A. Inspection ratings are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Based on this, we still had positive view of this nursing home's recent inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home received its second most favorable category score in the area of long-term care. We gave this nursing home a C in this area, which is a reasonably acceptable score. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 96.66667 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the category of short-term care, this facility was given a grade of just D in this area. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is more often than not a reliable measure of the facility's rehabilitation. With a grade in this range for this area, we were not surprised to find this nursing home was below average in the two key staffing figures we looked at. The facility provided significantly fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most facilities. Lastly, we considered the number of patients that ultimately returned home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Turning to our last category, this nursing home did not perform well. With a rock bottom grade of F in nursing, this is this nursing home's worst grade. Nursing scores are tied to nurse staffing levels. This particular facility offered just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This statistic is far below the national average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 9.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 7.78% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced a fall which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 8.33% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 27.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 26.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 8.64% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 98.33% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 19.18% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 20.68% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility.
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brownfield Rehabilitation and Care Center, 20.68% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
- Brownfield Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.97 miles away705 East Felt Street Brownfield Texas 79316Government - Hospital District or Authority(806) 637-3551
- Brownfield Dialysis0.97 miles away710 East Felt Street Brownfield Texas 79316Dialysis Stations: 8 (806) 637-6373