Freedom Village at Brandywine is the lone nursing home we identified in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. This nursing home proved to be an A+ facility, which is the best rating we offer. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top five percent of all nursing homes in the country. Scroll down to see this facility's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
Freedom Village at Brandywine
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility earned near flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an A+ in this category. Inspection ratings are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities 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 no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors didn't 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an A+ for its short-term care score. In the area of short-term care, we try to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 6.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing rating considers a host of datapoints. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The fourth area we analyzed is long-term care, where this facility was awarded an A. This topped off a very favorable report card. Not many nursing homes received an A- or higher in each of our categories. For patients in need of a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 87.30158 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is slightly less than we anticipated but still a decent percentage. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Freedom Village at Brandywine Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients which have suffered falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 3.23% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 88.5% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels.
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Freedom Village at Brandywine, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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