The William Breman Jewish Home is an average-sized non-profit facility in Atlanta, Georgia. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of A, which is a very strong rating. As a matter of fact, it turned out to be ranked among the top three nursing homes in Atlanta. Even with Atlanta offering 12 other nursing homes to choose from, this nursing home stood out as a fine option. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
The William Breman Jewish Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
3150 Howell Mill Road n.w.,
Atlanta GA 30327
87.39% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Cardiac Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Georgia Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Atlanta, Georgia Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Georgia Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Georgia Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the category of short-term care, where it earned an impressive grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. In calculating our short-term care grades, we size up a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is more often than not a useful measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
This nursing home has received near flawless government inspections recently. We gave them an A in this area. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is long-term care. Contributing to its strong profile, this facility also excelled in this area. In fact, we gave it a of A in the area. Facilities that excel in this category tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 97.391304 percent of its patients. This is a great way to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the last category, we gave this facility a A for our nursing grade. This finished off an elite profile. There are many criteria included in this grade. Most of the data points are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The William Breman Jewish Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 10.15% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 18.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 20.07% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 4.8% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 94.56% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 16.73% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 17.19% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 1.66 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 17.19 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 11.58 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The William Breman Jewish Home, 68.99% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Scores for Atlanta, GA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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