The Neighborhoods at Brookview Earns Perfect 5-Star Rating from Nursing Home Compare

Posted: 3/14/2017

The Neighborhoods at Brookview recently received a perfect 5-star rating from Nursing Home Compare across all four measurable dimensions. Pictured above, Social Worker Jill Kerr visits with Dorothy Schaller, a current resident on the Maple Ridge/Ash Boulevard neighborhood. The Neighborhoods’ household care model, which creates a homelike, social setting for residents to live, and 98% overall resident-family satisfaction rating has contributed to the recent success.New quality data recently issued on Nursing Home Compare, www.medicare.gov/ nursinghomecompare, ranks The Neighborhoods at Brookview with a perfect five-star rating across all four measureable dimensions. The four dimensions include health inspections, quality measures, staffing and overall rating.

“We are currently the only skilled nursing facility in South Dakota to have a perfect 5-star score in all four categories,” said Administrator Jason Hanssen. “By embracing the household care model, our team creates a homelike, social setting for our residents to live. Our care philosophy has enabled us to achieve a 98% overall resident-family satisfaction rating which has also contributed to our success.”

The Neighborhoods first earned the overall 5-star rating from Nursing Home Compare in 2013. Nursing Home Compare allows consumers to compare quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. It provides residents and their families the ability to make informed decisions on where to seek care. Star ratings are based on a one to five star scale, with more stars indicating better quality.

The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home offers short and long-term care to residents. The facility embraces the household model of care which aims to create a homelike, social setting for residents. Staff incorporates the five person-directed values in care: Choice, Dignity, Respect, Self-Determination and Purposeful Living. For more information, please visit www.brookingshealth.org/Neighborhoods.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org