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Accel at College Station

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

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

1500 Medical Avenue,
College Station TX 77845

(979) 272-1000

71.81% estimated occupancy 1

Accel at College Station is in College Station, Texas, a city with a population of 105,109 people. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack grade. Based on all of the relevant data, there are certainly much worse facilities out there. One of the better aspects of this facility's profile is its impressive inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - Hospital district
  • 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

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This facility received a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its excellent government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A- in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively insignificant. 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. This is a great sign for this facility.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This facility's next best area is its short-term care score, where it received a B-. In determining our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is frequently a meaningful assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, this place was below average in terms of its level of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the metrics we assessed. The critical question is whether this adversely affected quality of care. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below the national average.

Nurse Quality

Grade: C

We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of C. The nursing rating consists of quite a few components, however, the primary one is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This place provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This is a low total compared to most other nursing homes. Finally, while this nursing home got docked a bit for nursing hours, it actually excelled in a few of our quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its residents experiencing pressure ulcers, it did remarkably well in this area.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Moving on to our final area, this nursing home was given an acceptable long-term care score of C. Long-term care grades are generally used to measure a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services offered by a skilled nursing facility. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 94.09449 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Accel at College Station Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-plus

In Accel at College Station, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who experienced falls leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A

In Accel at College Station, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better nursing care can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Accel at College Station, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Accel at College Station, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 4.81% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Accel at College Station, 94.64% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 17.1% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Accel at College Station, 16.36% Percentage of Residents

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

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Accel at College Station, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Accel at College Station, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In Accel at College Station, 11.4 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Accel at College Station, 66.86% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

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