Exceptional Living Center of Brazil is the lone option we identified in Brazil, Indiana. Featuring an overall grade of B-, this is likely a middle of the road facility. Based on our analysis, there are certainly much worse nursing homes out there. The best part of this nursing home's profile was is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 105 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

We want to point out that this facility outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our highest scores in that category with an A-. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: DApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Additionally, we also wanted to note that this facility received favorable short-term care marks this year. We gave them one of our more impressive scores in this category, with a B+. This turned out to be the nursing home's second highest grade. Our short-term care ratings are probably more critical for individuals in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. This means not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. This facility performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. It performed as well as just about any facility in the country in this area with 58.3 percent of its patients returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this statistic.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: DMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

An additional reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned an A+ nursing score. The nursing grade is based on several components, but the paramount consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This facility provided 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: DApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Moving on to the fourth category, we gave this facility a D for long-term care. This is the nursing home's least impressive category score. Sadly, this score pulled down the nursing home's overall profile to some degree. For prospective residents seeking a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.15 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Exceptional Living Center of Brazil Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Provider
B-
8.21%
State
B
6.86%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that have had a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.

Provider
B+
2.56%
State
B
3.87%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.1%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
D
27.62%
State
B
13.94%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
A-
15.06%
State
B
20.46%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.

Provider
C
5.82%
State
B-
9.34%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B-
91.77%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the decline of a patient's health.

Provider
D
21.82%
State
B
15.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
A-
20.58%
State
B-
15.15%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A-
1.21
State
B
1.61
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
20.58
State
B+
15.15
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
B
9.85
State
B
10.32
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B-
67.39%
State
B-
65.99%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Vincent Clay Hospital Inc 0.43 mi
1206 E National Ave Brazil Indiana 47834
(812) 442-2500
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Putnam County Hospital 15.65 mi
1542 S Bloomington St Greencastle Indiana 46135
(765) 301-7300
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Local
Union Hospital Inc 16.13 mi
1606 N Seventh St Terre Haute Indiana 47804
(812) 238-7606
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Terre Haute Regional Hospital 17.44 mi
3901 S Seventh St Terre Haute Indiana 47802
(812) 232-0021
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Union Hospital Clinton 17.84 mi
801 S Main St Clinton Indiana 47842
(765) 832-1234
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Davita Brazil Dialysis 0.24 mi
Dialysis Stations: 9
115 S. Murphy Avenue Brazil Indiana 47834
(812) 442-8481
Biomedical Application of Indiana 13.8 mi
Dialysis Stations: 2
4001 East Wabash Avenue Terre Haute Indiana 47803
(812) 234-1242
Fmc - Greencastle 15.4 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
316 Medic Way Greencastle Indiana 46135
(765) 653-0000
Davita-Terre Haute Dialysis 16.37 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
504 6th Avenue Terre Haute Indiana 47807
(812) 231-8560
Fmc - Terre Haute North 16.43 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
351 Maiden Lane Terre Haute Indiana 47804
(812) 238-1400
Fmc - Terre Haute South 17.86 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
315 East Springhill Dr. Terre Haute Indiana 47802
(812) 234-0020
Fmc - Vigo County 19.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
1705 E Industrial Drive Terre Haute Indiana 47802
(812) 298-8043