Located in Grand Saline, Texas, Anderson Nursing Center is one of just three nursing homes in the area. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires above average marks in most areas. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. This nursing home was stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Anderson Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to note the fact that this facility excelled in our long-term care category. We awarded them an impressive score of A+ in this category. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. This wasn't quite on par with some of its other category grades mentioned above. The nursing category consists of a handful of components, most of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home actually excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it scored well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was short-term care, where this facility received a C. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's weakest area. This is nevertheless not a terrible score. Our short-term care scores are vital for patients in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. It does not look like this nursing home submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Anderson Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Anderson Nursing Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Anderson Nursing Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who sustained falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Anderson Nursing Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Anderson Nursing Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Anderson Nursing Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Anderson Nursing Center, 4.81% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Anderson Nursing Center, 94.64% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Anderson Nursing Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Anderson Nursing Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who maintained mobility.
In Anderson Nursing Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Anderson Nursing Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Anderson Nursing Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Anderson Nursing Center, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.