Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center is one of four facilities located in Brooksville, Florida. We gave this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top quarter of all facilities in the nation. This is just about as good of a place as you're going to find. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
575 Lamar Ave,
Brooksville FL 34601
81.66% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also received excellent health inspections recently. We awarded it one of our highest scores in that category, with an A. Inspection ratings are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to note the fact that this nursing home was awarded a dominant score of A- in our long-term care category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 99.65035 percent of its patients. This is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. This place was also able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 1.23 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a substantially better hospitalization rate than the average nursing home.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was awarded favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we awarded it one of our stronger scores in that category, with a grade of B+. Short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who returned home from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed most nursing homes in the country with 50.7 percent of its residents returning home.
Turning to our last category, this nursing home was awarded a highly favorable nursing grade. We gave it a grade of B+ in this category, finishing off one of our better report cards. We weighed the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses worked with patients, in determining our grade in this category. With 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident each day, this nursing home surpassed the national average. Finally, we also looked at nursing quality measures in determining our nursing ratings. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these areas as reliable measures of the quality of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have experienced UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic can be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.43% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 95.03% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.16% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Northbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Brooksville, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
Looking for more options? Brooksville, Florida has 3 other nursing homes
- Bayfront Health BrooksvilleAcute Care Hospitals 3.14 miles away17240 Cortez Blvd Brooksville Florida 34601Voluntary non-profit - Church(352) 796-5111
- Oak Hill HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.73 miles away11375 Cortez Blvd Brooksville Florida 34613Voluntary non-profit - Other(352) 596-6632
- Adventhealth Dade CityAcute Care Hospitals 17.9 miles away13100 Ft King Rd Dade City Florida 33525Proprietary(352) 568-3174
- Citrus Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.76 miles away502 W Highland Blvd Inverness Florida 34452Government - Hospital District or Authority(352) 726-1551
- Brooksville Dialysis1.22 miles away7326 Broad St Brooksville Florida 34601Dialysis Stations: 16 (352) 540-6185
- Home Dialysis Services North Tampa, LLC1.5 miles away7187 Broad Street Brooksville Florida 34601Dialysis Stations: 2 (352) 848-3689
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