North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is located in Bonham, Texas. This city has a population of 14,411 people. This nursing home proved to be a solid facility, with an overall grade of B-. Based on our ratings, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. This nursing home was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Colostomy Care
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Registered Staff Hours
We want to point out that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade in the category of inspections. In fact, it received an excellent government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our best grades in that area with an A-. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
This nursing home also excelled in the category of nursing, where it received an B. Few facilities fared better in this category. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place 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 nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of turning a resident at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next most favorable category is long-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of B-. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 98.4127 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the majority of nursing homes. This place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we graded is short-term care. This nursing home was given a C in this category. Short-term care scores are important for prospective residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional skilled nursing services. This includes a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who have sustained falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients which had UTI's. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 4.84% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 93.69% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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