The Lodge at Brookline
5301 North Brookline, Oklahoma City OK 73112 · (405) 285-8166 · 22.42% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Mar 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
The Lodge at Brookline is a large nursing home located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sporting an overall rating of B, this facility is a fine option. Indeed, we thought highly enough of this nursing home to rate it ahead of most of the nursing homes in Oklahoma City. This place was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any weak links in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 132 Beds
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In addition to receiving a great overall score, this facility also earned first-rate health inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our higher scores in this area, with an A. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
Adding to its strong performance in other categories, we awarded this facility a grade of B+ for nursing. We looked at the qualifications of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses worked with patients, in calculating our score in this category. This particular nursing home provided 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This facilities next most favorable category is short-term care. We gave it a B- in this category. This is essentially a middle of the pack score in this area. In determining our short-term care grades, we look at the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is considered to be a fair assessment of a facility's rehabilitation services. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final area, this nursing home was awarded an acceptable long-term care score of B-. For prospective residents in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. It does not look like this facility submitted information on its vaccination levels. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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