Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, Alameda Oaks Nursing Center is one of six available nursing homes in this area. Featuring an overall rating of B-, this is likely a solid nursing home. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Corpus Christi. The best part of this place's report card was is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
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Alameda Oaks Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it received an excellent inspection grade. Its inspection grade was far superior to its overall score. In our inspections category, we gave it an A-. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a solid score in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a B-. In the category of long-term care, we focus more on the amount of care provided by a facility, as opposed to more medically-intensive services. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.958336 percent of its patients, which is better than the average nursing home. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's third best category was short-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a C. Our short-term care scores are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below average.
The last area we analyzed is nursing. This facility was given a C for the area. There are a variety of subcategories within this area. Many of the factors relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a relatively low total compared with most facilities. Finally, while this place got docked a bit for nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of our quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it performed remarkably well in this area.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Alameda Oaks Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 8.39% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 4.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 3.33% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 9.76% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 28.86% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 8.84% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 99.48% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 11.59% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 20.51% of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 20.51% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 0% of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Alameda Oaks Nursing Center, 65.83% of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Corpus Christi, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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