North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is located in Bonham, Texas. This city has a population of 14,411 people. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is one of our best ratings. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all facilities in the country. This facility's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded this facility an A for inspections. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with patients, in calculating our score in this category. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this facility, we gave them one of our higher scores in our long-term care category as well, with a B+. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 98.181816 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is this nursing home's poorest category. Nevertheless, even its lowest point would likely be a highlight for many nursing homes. In fact, we awarded it a favorable grade of B in short-term care. Our short-term care scores are important for patients needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more skilled nursing services. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained falls which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care patients who had a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 4.81% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 94.64% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 17.1% 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, 16.36% 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.
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 16.36 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: ER Visits
In North Star Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
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