Brandon Wilde is a small facility located in Evans, Georgia. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is among the highest grades that we offer. A score of this caliber requires superb marks across the board. We could not find many bad things to say about this facility. Its ratings are just impeccable. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile was its nursing grade. We discuss nursing in the next section
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
4275 Owens Road,
Evans GA 30809
69.23% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to a phenomenal overall grade, this facility also received A+ nursing grade. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with residents, in computing our grade in this category. This nursing home provides an incredible 4.9 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Out of that total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering high levels of care, this place also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. With below five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category.
Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received a favorable short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that area with a grade of B+. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is frequently a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. 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. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. This place was respectable in this area with 45.2 percent of its residents returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next area, this facility was given a strong long-term care rating. Even though this is not nearly as dominant as a few of its other category grades, this remains one of our more favorable scores we offer. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. One of the statistics we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 96.21212 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the senior population. This facility also keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had just 1.21 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a significantly lower hospitalization rate than most nursing homes.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brandon Wilde Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brandon Wilde, 10.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brandon Wilde, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents that have sustained falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brandon Wilde, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brandon Wilde, 18.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brandon Wilde, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brandon Wilde, 5.36% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brandon Wilde, 93.3% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brandon Wilde, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brandon Wilde, 23.16% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who remained mobile levels.
In Brandon Wilde, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brandon Wilde, 23.16 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brandon Wilde, 11.64 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brandon Wilde, 69.86% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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