Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation is one of five available facilities in Brownwood, Texas. With an overall rating of C, this appears to be a respectable facility. This facility has some things working in its favor. The best part of this place's profile is is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
It should be noted that this facility's inspection grade outpaced its overall score. We gave it a B+ for its inspections grade, which is a very solid score. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a positive long-term care score. Indeed, we gave it a grade of B in this category, which is one of our better. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received its next best category score in the area of short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a C in this area, which is an acceptable grade. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This area is more often than not a meaningful measure of a facility's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we found that this place provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
This facility's least impressive category is nursing, which is the last area we looked at. It received an F in this category. Despite a few acceptable scores in other categories, this score is nevertheless alarming so we felt obligated to make a note of it. Nursing ratings are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averaged a meager 0.2 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is well below average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents which had falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents which have had a UTI. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. 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 Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 4.81% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 94.64% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility.
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brownwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Brownwood, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Brownwood, Texas has 4 other nursing homes
- Brownwood Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.45 miles away1501 Burnet Dr Brownwood Texas 76801Proprietary(325) 646-8541
- Fresenius Medical Care Brownwood0.16 miles away110 South Park Drive Brownwood Texas 76801CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (325) 646-9510