Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center

800 Brookside Drive Little Rock, 72205

Brookside
Below Average
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Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center is a facility in Little Rock, AR. According to investigations conducted by Medicare between 4/1/2014 and 3/31/2015, the facility had 9 health deficiencies when the average number of health deficiencies in Arkansas is 6.2 and the average number of health deficiencies in the United States is 6.8.

Immediate Jeopardy

  • 1 immediate jeopardy deficiency was cited by Medicare on February 5, 2013, when one resident had to be taken to the ER after the facility failed to ensure that lab work was obtained as ordered by physician to monitor anticoagulant therapy.

Minimal Harm or Potential for Actual Harm

  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on January 28, 2015; March 10, 2014; and June 7, 2013 for failure to store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on March 10, 2014 for failure to keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on March 28, 2014 and March 10, 2014 for failure to make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on March 10, 2014 for failure to write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect, and abuse of residents and theft of residents’ property.
  • Deficiency cited by Medicare on March 10, 2014 for failure to keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on January 28, 2015; March 10, 2014; and June 7, 2013 for failure to make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on March 10, 2014 and September 13, 2012 for failure to 1) hire only people with 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.
  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on March 28, 2014 and March 10, 2014 for failure to give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on March 10, 2014; June 7, 2013; and April 5, 2012 for failure to have a program that investigates, controls, and keeps infection from spreading.

Potential for Minimal Harm

  • Deficiencies cited by Medicare on January 28, 2015 and August 9, 2013 for failure to 1) hire only people with 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.

Fines / Penalties

Received a fine of $9,000 on 2/05/2013 related to its deficient health care practices.

Other Deficiencies

  • The percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain (37%) is over two times the Arkansas average (17.4%) and the national average (18.3%).
  • A high percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (6.2%) compared to the Arkansas average (3.5%) and the national average (3.2%).
  • The percent of long-say residents who self-report moderate to severe pain (16.6%%) is over two times the Arkansas average (7.4%) and the national average (7.4%).
  • A high percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (11.3%) compared to the Arkansas average (6.7%) and the national average (7%).