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Accel at College Station

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Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: D
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Accel at College Station's website

1500 Medical Avenue,
College Station TX 77845

(979) 272-1000

81.12% estimated occupancy 1

Accel at College Station is in College Station, Texas, a city with a population of 105,109 people. This facility is a well below average nursing home. A grade of this caliber indicates we found some red flags. If you are not happy with this facility's poor overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in College Station. The city has just one other nursing home. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection rating. You can scroll down to learn more about inspections and other category grades

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: B-plus

While we were not high on this place overall, we awarded it a B+ for our inspections rating. This score is far more impressive than the nursing home's overall grade. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid places with a list of deficiencies flagged. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Not having any deficiencies is this nursing home's greatest accomplishment.

Nurse Quality

Grade: C

One of the other reasons we graded this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this nursing home an C. We weighed the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with patients, in computing our score in this area. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, nursing grades also consider quality-based measures, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this facility performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually an indicator that a place has quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a nursing home supplies enough nurses aids to assist its patients.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: D

We gave this nursing home just a D for our short-term care grade. This is not an impressive grade. In crafting these short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. With its poor grade in this area, we were not surprised to discover that this place offered substantially fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other facilities. The final item we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 5.4 percent of its patients returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

This nursing home's least impressive area was long-term care, which is the last area we analyzed. For this area, we gave this facility a grade of D. Nursing homes that don't fare well in this category often do not provide as much nursing care and also may be lagging in some of the areas of routine medical care we looked at. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 92.94118 percent of its residents. This is a few points below what we expected but still a respectable figure. To our surprise, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes. This was its best feature in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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Accel at College Station Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Accel at College Station, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care patients who had a fall which caused major injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Accel at College Station, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents which were administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Accel at College Station, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 4.66% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Accel at College Station, 94.73% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Accel at College Station, 17.29% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Accel at College Station, 18.08% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Accel at College Station, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Accel at College Station, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: D

In Accel at College Station, 11.87 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Accel at College Station, 66.73% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • College Station Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1 miles away1604 Rock Prairie Road College Station Texas 77842Proprietary(979) 764-5151
  • Physicians Centre,TheAcute Care Hospitals 4.64 miles away3131 University Drive East Bryan Texas 77802Proprietary(979) 731-3100
  • Grimes St Joseph Health CenterCritical Access Hospitals 17.63 miles away210 Judson St Navasota Texas 77868Voluntary non-profit - Church(936) 825-6585

Nearby Dialysis

  • Gambro Healthcare Rock Prairie Road0.82 miles away1724 Birmingham Road College Station Texas 77845CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (979) 764-6500
  • Liberty Dialysis College Station0.94 miles away3314 Longmire Drive College Station Texas 77845Dialysis Stations: 16 (979) 314-1560
  • College Station Dialysis6.01 miles away1640 Briarcrest Drive Ste 100 Bryan Texas 77802CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (979) 260-4908
  • Liberty Dialysis Bryan6.76 miles away2390 E 29th Street Bryan Texas 77802CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (979) 314-1550
  • Us Renal Care Bryan Dialysis8.09 miles away1612 North Texas Bryan Texas 77803Dialysis Stations: 17 (979) 822-4613