Brookdale Atrium 2 Way
Brookdale Atrium 2 Way gets an average rating. This for-profit corporation-structured nursing home has 84 certified beds (including 32 two-room beds) and participates Medicare and Medicaid. This nursing home is not in a hospital but is within a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) and has a Resident and Family Council. There are automatic sprinkler systems in all required areas of this facility.
Brookdale Atrium 2 Way is located at 9960 Atrium Way in Jacksonville, Florida and can be reached at (904) 724-4001. It is located near Jones Creek and Lee Road and the 295. The website of this nursing home can be found at Brookdale Senior Living.Inspections of Brookdale Atrium 2 Way
Brookdale Atrium 2 Way gets a below average rating on health inspections. As of summer 2018, the last health inspection of the nursing home took place on November 28, 2017. On October 5, 2017, a number of violations were cited by a health inspection. Among them were a failure to “Provide housekeeping and maintenance services necessary to maintain a sanitary and comfortable environment.” In that inspection, 31 rooms exampled and five showed problems such as marred bathrooms doors, damaged walls, and peeling paint. The same health inspection found that staff did not offer food at the right temperature, increasing the risk of food-borne illness. Some of the food served at incorrect temperatures included fried chicken (100F or 123F), Pureed chicken (140 F), pureed fish (83F), and others.
Further, the same health inspection concluded that the nursing home did not “store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.” According to inspectors, there was a risk of food-borne illness with the way food was stored. Among other observations, inspectors found that milk left over from breakfast service was stored 52.9F. Biological growth was observed on the ice cream chest lid and on the ice receiver of the ice maker. Dirty pans and wet dishes were found as well. In addition, food debris and dirt was reported in the dry storage room and some cook’s knives were unclean. The cake mixer and ovens had impacted, dried food on them while the oven grill top, grease traps, and stove top had burnt debris. These items were not on the cleaning schedule list posted in the kitchen.
Health inspectors during this visit further found the nursing home at the time did not “maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.” Inspectors observed incorrect labeling of flex pens and insulin on 3 out of 4 medicine carts.
Between 2018 and 2015, Brookdale Atrium 2 Way received two complaints resulting in a citation. During that time, the nursing home did not receive any fines. Brookdale Atrium 2 Way gets a much above average rating for quality control.
On October 9, 2017, the nursing home had a fire safety inspection, during which three citations were listed. This is slightly higher than the two citations which are an average across Florida but on par with the three citations issued to nursing homes, on average, across the country.Staffing
Brookdale Atrium 2 Way gets an average rating for staffing. Residents at this nursing home get one hour and 41 minutes of nurse staff hours per resident per day. This compares to 1 hour and 36 minutes, on average, across Florida. Residents of this nursing home also get an average of 33 minutes with an RN per resident per day, whereas the state average is 40 minutes. The average resident gets one hour and eight minutes of LPN/LVN hours, while the average nursing home resident across Florida gets 57 minutes and the national average is 53 minutes. The average resident of this nursing home gets about 2 hours and 27 minutes of time with a nursing aide daily while the average resident in Florida gets 2 hours and 41 minutes while the average resident in the U.S. gets two hours and 18 minutes.Quality of Resident Care
Brookdale Atrium 2 Way gets a rating of much above average for quality of care. The “percentage of short-stay residents who improved in their ability to move around on their own” at this facility was 64.7%, compared to 67.9% across the country. After an admission, 27.1% of short-stay residents at this nursing home were re-hospitalized, compared to 24.4% of residents across Florida and 22.4% across the country. Only 7.5% of short-term residents at Brookdale Atrium 2 Way had an emergency room visit, compared to 12.3% of U.S. nursing home residents and 10.5% of nursing home residents in Florida. In this nursing home, 61,4% of short-stay residents were able to be discharged into the community, compared to 55.6% of short-stay Florida residents overall.
Only 0.5% of residents of this nursing home reported moderate or significant pain, which lower than the 13.1% of U.S. nursing home residents and 9.5% of Florida short-stay residents reporting that level of pain. At this nursing home, 0.2% of short-stay residents had new ulcers or ulcers which got worse, compared to 0.9% of U.S. nursing home residents and 0.5% of Florida nursing home residents reporting the same issue.Additional Indications of Care
Brookdale Atrium 2 Way cost $295 per day for a semi-private room as of the summer 2018 and had a occupancy rate of 93.63%. Staff at the nursing home speak English, Filipino, and Spanish. Payment is accepted through insurance, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, and workers’ compensation. Brookdale Atrium 2 Way has hospice care, 24 hr onsite RN coverage, and pet therapy. This nursing home offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. Pre-arranged transportation is provided for doctor’s appointments and other external needs. Full meal services are provided for three meals a day, as are housekeeping services for residents.
This nursing home has a fixed generator and air conditioning within the facility. The last change of ownership of the nursing home took place in 2007. In 2015, the nursing home was levied a $46,000 fine and in 2018 a $1000 fine was imposed on the nursing home.