Care Age of Brookfield is one of four available nursing homes in Brookfield, Wisconsin. This nursing home received an overall grade of B-, which is a good rating. You could definitely do worse than this place. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its strong short-term care rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Care Age of Brookfield
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1755 N Barker Rd,
Brookfield WI 53045
56.9% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled in our short-term care category. We awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest grades. This really boosted its profile. In calculating our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is frequently a reliable measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This proved to be a real strength for this nursing home. This place outperformed the vast majority of facilities in the country with 67.1 percent of its residents returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most facilities.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home received an impressive grade of B+ in nursing. The nursing rating weighs quite a few components, but the most important consideration is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which was above the national average. Lastly, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In terms of the number of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, this nursing home performed better than the national average.
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Looking to our inspection category, we gave this nursing home a grade of C. Our inspection grades are based on the facility's health inspection reports. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it does not look like we have deficiency data for this facility. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next area, this facility was given a grade of C in long-term care, which is generally a respectable score. If you are seeking services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care scores. After considering the impressive nursing hours provided by this nursing home, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.91305 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which appears to be higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.64 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than most nursing homes.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Care Age of Brookfield Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Care Age of Brookfield, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Care Age of Brookfield, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Care Age of Brookfield, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Care Age of Brookfield, 13.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Care Age of Brookfield, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Care Age of Brookfield, 6.7% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Care Age of Brookfield, 91.56% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Care Age of Brookfield, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Care Age of Brookfield, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.
In Care Age of Brookfield, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Care Age of Brookfield, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Care Age of Brookfield, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Care Age of Brookfield, 74.73% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Brookfield, WI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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