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 Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Best Nursing Home in Port Lavaca, Texas Awards 2021
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 an impressive long-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our better grades in that category with a score of B. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. One of the criteria we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 46.13402 percent of its residents. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
The final category we rated is nursing. We awarded it a grade of B- in that area. This is a fair grade in this category. Our nursing rating is primarily tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This place provided just 0 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This is a relatively low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, nursing ratings also factor in quality-based metrics, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this facility actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is often a good indicator that a place has quality controls in place. Some falls could be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses aids to assist its residents.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany Senior Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany Senior Living, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients which suffer from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany Senior Living, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that sustained a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany Senior Living, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany Senior Living, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for treating several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany Senior Living, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany Senior Living, 4.81% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents showing signs of depression. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany Senior Living, 94.64% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany Senior Living, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany Senior Living, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Bethany Senior Living, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany Senior Living, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany Senior Living, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany Senior Living, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.