Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon is an average-sized facility in Vernon, Texas. With an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is one of the higher-graded facilities we looked at. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 25 percent of all facilities nationally. We also gave this nursing home impressive scores in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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In addition to being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ health inspections recently. Its inspections were virtually perfect. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also fared very well in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A. Very few facilities received a better grade in this area. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Our nursing score focuses on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of moving a patient at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is short-term care. This nursing home was given a very good nursing rating this year, with a grade of B. While this wasn't quite as good as several of its other category grades, this is still one of the stronger scores for this category. In calculating our short-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is considered to be a solid assessment of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 1.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 2.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents who sustained falls which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who sustained urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 6.51% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 36.14% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 6.67% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 100% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 13.6% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 13.54% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients well-being.
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 13.54% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 17.28% of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Vernon, 94.22% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
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