Located in Odessa, Texas, Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa is one of six nursing homes in the city. We awarded this facility an overall rating of C, which is middle of the road score. While this is not a world class score, this is ranked among the three highest graded nursing homes in the city. This place has a few things going for it. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's profile is its remarkable inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Few facilities performed better in this area. Inspection ratings are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered severe. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's long-term care score turns out to be one of its more favorable features. The facility received a grade of C in this area. In forming our long-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Thankfully, this nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is a very respectable figure. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was short-term care, where this nursing home was given a C in this category. Short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. We found that this place was below average in the two key staffing areas we looked at. The facility supplied fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually well below average.
The next area we scored is nursing, which ended up being a weak link for this facility. We gave this facility a D for our nursing category. Nursing grades are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This place provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is not a very impressive figure. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This nursing home performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many 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.
Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients who had a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 4.81% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 94.64% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 16.36 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 Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Odessa, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Odessa, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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