Buckner Westminster Place is one of nine nursing homes in Longview, Texas. This nursing home is an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the best scores that we offer. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes nationally. Headlining this nursing home's stellar report card is its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Buckner Westminster Place
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2201 Horseshoe Ln,
Longview TX 75605
93% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Texas Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Longview, Texas Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Texas Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Longview, Texas Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Longview, Texas Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ inspections recently. Its inspections are nearly perfect. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also would like to alert you to the fact that this nursing home received a strong grade of A in our short-term care category. In our short-term care grade, we attempt to create a fair barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze the facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed was long-term care. Contributing to its dominant profile, this facility also excelled in that category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A- for the category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
The last category we assessed was nursing, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of A-. This wrapped up an elite report card. Not many facilities received an A- or better in every category. Our nursing rating assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Buckner Westminster Place Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Buckner Westminster Place, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Buckner Westminster Place, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that have suffered a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Buckner Westminster Place, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of long-term stay residents which experienced urinary tract infections. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Buckner Westminster Place, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Buckner Westminster Place, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Buckner Westminster Place, 4.81% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Buckner Westminster Place, 94.64% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Buckner Westminster Place, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Buckner Westminster Place, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Buckner Westminster Place, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Buckner Westminster Place, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Buckner Westminster Place, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Longview, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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