Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Petersburg, Indiana. With an overall rating of B-, this is likely a decent facility. This nursing home seems to have a few things working in its favor. The best part of this facility's report card was its stellar inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
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Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
The primary reason this nursing home received a decent overall grade is its impeccable health inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with an A. This is a notably better score than the facility's overall grade, which was decent but certainly not elite. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
This facility received high grades in our nursing category as well. It received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of B-. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This figure is significantly below average. Lastly, while this facility got dinged a bit for nursing hours, it excelled in some of our quality-based metrics. With less than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed very well in this area.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B- in this area. In computing our short-term care scores, we size up the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This rating is generally a meaningful assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at is long-term care, which was this nursing home's least impressive category. We awarded this facility a D in that category. Of course, this grade pulled down the nursing home's overall profile to a certain degree. Nursing homes that don't fare well in long-term care often don't provide as much nursing care and also may be struggling in a few of the areas of routine personal care we assessed. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 51.677853 percent of its residents. This is quite a bit lower than average. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 5.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 2.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 11.71% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 24.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 46.76% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 63.34% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 14.4% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 13.65% of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 13.65% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 8.92% of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brickyard Healthcare – Petersburg Care Center, 80.92% of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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