CARE AGE OF BROOKFIELD

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Care Age of Brookfield. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

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CARE AGE OF BROOKFIELD
1755 N BARKER RD
BROOKFIELD, WI 53045
(262) 821-3939

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

86%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 95
  • Certified Beds: 110

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Care Age of Brookfield. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-162.8%
Total Percent:2.8%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-104.2%
Total Percent:4.2%
 

Medium Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-107.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-515.5%
Total Percent:26.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-1014.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-523.8%
Total Percent:41.9%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-103.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.7%
Total Percent:8.9%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-163.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-101.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-57.1%
Total Percent:11.9%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Isolation for active infectious disease
0.9%
Total Percent:0.9%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
2.3%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.1%
Total Percent:2.4%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.4%
Total Percent:0.4%
 

Rating Details For Care Age of Brookfield

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours37 Minutes1 Hour and 10 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours41 Minutes44 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 50 Minutes2 Hours and 27 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 18 Minutes1 Hour and 54 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 8 Minutes4 Hours and 20 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Wisconsin are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityWisconsin Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%95%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder35%49%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse16%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased15%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious8%18%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder9%7%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%92%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%90%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores9%10%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain20%26%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 08/23/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Use Properly Trained Paid Feeding Assistants, Provide Licensed Nursing Supervision of the Feeding Assistants, or Properly Monitor the Feeding of Its Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 03/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Care Age of Brookfield, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/07/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/07/2009

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Care Age of Brookfield had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 08/23/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/17/2010

Building Service Equipment

Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 05/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/12/2009

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 05/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/28/2009

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/07/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/24/2010
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/24/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2008
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/14/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/23/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Dept of Health and Family Services of WI-Division of Supportive Living-Bureau of Quality Assurance - Retrieved 2011