Bethany Senior Living is a large government-owned nursing home in Port Lavaca, Texas. This proved to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our assessment, this place looks like a good fit for most people. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Bethany Senior Living
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. We wish we had more information about this nursing home. Without having the deficiency data, it ended up being difficult to fully grade this nursing home in the inspections category.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's quality category grades came in the category of short-term care. We awarded them one of our stronger grades in that area, with a grade of B. In computing our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is often a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility received its next best category grade in the category of long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of B- in this category, which is a reasonably acceptable grade. Our long-term care ratings are more meaningful for folks in need of more traditional services related to personal care. One of the factors we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. We were a bit alarmed this facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to only 45.000004 percent of its residents. Nevertheless, this facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Switching gears to our last area, this nursing home was given an acceptable nursing grade of C. There are several factors included in this area. Most of these factors relate to nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 0 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis, which is a very low figure. Finally, nursing scores also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is often a reliable indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a facility supplies enough nurses to assist its patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany Senior Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany Senior Living, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany Senior Living, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany Senior Living, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany Senior Living, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany Senior Living, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany Senior Living, 4.66% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany Senior Living, 94.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany Senior Living, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany Senior Living, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.
In Bethany Senior Living, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany Senior Living, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany Senior Living, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany Senior Living, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation services.