Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is a facility located in Ballinger, Texas. This city has 4,869 people. We awarded it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road grade. This facility seems to have a few things going for it. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a favorable long-term care grade. As a matter of fact, we gave it a grade of B in this area, which is one of our better. For patients looking for a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 60.869568 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is a bit lower than we anticipated but still a respectable figure. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This nursing home also received a strong grade in our nursing category. We awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B in this area. The nursing grade includes quite a few subcategories, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning a patient more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed is short-term care. This facility received a grade of C for this category. Short-term care grades are commonly used to score a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to offer good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The last statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 1.33% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 2.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who have suffered falls which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 11.27% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 79.12% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 15.71% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 11.14% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental health.
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ballinger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 11.14% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
- Ballinger Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.24 miles away608 Avenue B Ballinger Texas 76821Government - Hospital District or Authority(325) 365-2531
- North Runnels HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 13.55 miles away7821 East Highway 153 Winters Texas 79567Government - Hospital District or Authority(325) 754-4553