Countrybrook Living Center is one of four available nursing homes in Brookhaven, Mississippi. With an overall score of A-, this facility is ranked among the highest graded facilities in Brookhaven. This is impressive since the city offers plenty of quality nursing homes. Based on our analysis, this facility is simply as good as it gets. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category grades, which are also impressive.
Countrybrook Living Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
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To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. This facility was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many elite grades, this nursing home was given a top-shelf long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A- in this category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a dangerous ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not leave this to chance. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this nursing home also earned a grade of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average score in this category. In the area of short-term care, we strive to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
The last category we assessed was nursing, in which this facility received a grade of B. Although this ended up being its least impressive category score, this is still an impressive score. Our nursing score is based on a number of data points. The most heavily weighted variable is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' 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.
Countrybrook Living Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Countrybrook Living Center, 10.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Countrybrook Living Center, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Countrybrook Living Center, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Countrybrook Living Center, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Countrybrook Living Center, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Countrybrook Living Center, 2.34% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Countrybrook Living Center, 93.38% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Countrybrook Living Center, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Countrybrook Living Center, 23.26% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Countrybrook Living Center, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Countrybrook Living Center, 23.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Countrybrook Living Center, 13.82 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Countrybrook Living Center, 68.23% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Brookhaven, MS
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Brookhaven, Mississippi has 3 other nursing homes
- Copiah County Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 16.76 miles away21790 Highway 28 Hazlehurst Mississippi 39083Government - Local(601) 574-7000