Diversicare of Brookhaven is a small nursing home located in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Sporting an overall grade of A, this is without a doubt a phenomenal nursing home. As a matter of fact, this proved to be better than many of the nursing homes in Brookhaven, which has a good selection of nursing homes. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Diversicare of Brookhaven
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 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 Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also performed well in our inspections category, where it earned a grade of A+. Very few nursing homes fared this well in this category. Inspection ratings are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Nursing scores are primarily based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was strong in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Only a select group of facilities received a better grade in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 97.402596 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, this facility also received a first-rate short-term care grade, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a first-rate report card. Short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Brookhaven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 10.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 2.34% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 93.38% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 23.26% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 23.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 13.82 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Diversicare of Brookhaven, 68.23% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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 16.8 miles away21790 Highway 28 Hazlehurst Mississippi 39083Government - Local(601) 574-7000