Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is the lone option we identified in Bangs, Texas. This is a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. This place truly has plenty working in its favor. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.
Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Our inspection scores are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor dings aren't necessarily the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. In computing our short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to formulate a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last item we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. The nursing score considers numerous factors. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This nursing home averages 0.4 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 nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of moving a resident even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a C in this area. In our long-term care category, we focus on the quantity of services offered by a facility, along with a handful of qualitative data points. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. This place also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who had a fall which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who had urinary tract infections. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents that are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents showing signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 94.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry believe that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bangs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
- Brownwood Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.11 miles away1501 Burnet Dr Brownwood Texas 76801Proprietary(325) 646-8541
- Coleman County Medical Center CompanyCritical Access Hospitals 19.72 miles away310 South Pecos Street Coleman Texas 76834Government - Hospital District or Authority(325) 625-2135
- Fresenius Medical Care Brownwood7.71 miles away110 South Park Drive Brownwood Texas 76801CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (325) 646-9510