Avalon Place Trinity is an average-sized facility located in Trinity, Texas. Sporting an overall score of C, this is likely a middle of the pack nursing home. Based on our ratings, this facility likely wouldn't be a bad choice. This facility did not excel in all of our categories, but it did not receive any terrible grades either. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
Avalon Place Trinity
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this facility received a decent overall grade is its excellent health inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with an A. This is a notably better score than the place's overall grade, which was decent but certainly not elite. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home an impressive score in long-term care. This facility earned a B in this area, which happens to be one of our more favorable grades. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 96.17225 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we graded was short-term care, where this facility received a B- in this category. In forming our short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to create a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the measures we assessed. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients that returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
The next area we graded was nursing, which was this nursing home's least impressive category. We gave this facility a grade of D in that area. The nursing grade weighs several subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. With a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis, this nursing home's nurse staffing levels were well below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing ratings. This nursing home performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avalon Place Trinity Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avalon Place Trinity, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avalon Place Trinity, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who had falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avalon Place Trinity, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avalon Place Trinity, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avalon Place Trinity, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avalon Place Trinity, 4.81% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avalon Place Trinity, 94.64% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avalon Place Trinity, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avalon Place Trinity, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.
In Avalon Place Trinity, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avalon Place Trinity, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Avalon Place Trinity, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Avalon Place Trinity, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.
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