Pine Brook Care Center is located in Englishtown, New Jersey. This city has 42,508 people. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack score. Based on all of the relevant data, there are certainly far worse facilities out there. This nursing home is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

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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+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

While this nursing home's overall grade was decent, it really excelled in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Our inspection scores are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

We also gave this nursing home a favorable score in long-term care. This facility earned a grade of B in this category, which is one of our higher scores. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.76019 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. This place was also able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 1.48 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The next category we graded is short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B- in this area. Our short-term care grade is typically used to measure a nursing home's rehabilitation services To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. In this facility's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This proved to be more of a strength for this facility. In fact, we found that it outperformed the majority of facilities in the nation in this area with 52.6 percent of its residents returning home.

Nurse Quality

C
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: DFeb 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

Moving on to our next category, this nursing home was given an acceptable nursing score of C. Our nursing score looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of the nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This particular facility provided just 2.7 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This figure is significantly below average. Finally, we like to look at quality-based statistics, such as the percentage of patients who sustained pressure ulcers and major falls. Sometimes these statistics are decent measures of the quality of nursing care.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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

Pine Brook Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
A
3.59%
State
B
8.2%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who had falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
D
5.52%
State
B+
2.56%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
1.76%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A+
0.63%
State
A-
9.5%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
B
19.75%
State
B+
18.13%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
B
2.04%
State
B+
1.66%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
A
99.88%
State
B+
92.31%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A+
6.6%
State
A-
11.14%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.

Provider
F
7.78%
State
C
12.58%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Provider
B-
1.88
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
7.78
State
A-
12.58
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
C
12
State
B+
8.15
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Provider
B
68.07%
State
B+
72.79%
National
B
68.04%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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