Care Nursing & Rehabilitation is a facility located in Early, Texas, which has a population of 5,075 people. Featuring an overall rating of C, this is likely a middle of the pack facility. Based on our ratings, there are definitely far worse nursing homes out there. This nursing home didn't excel in every category we looked at, but it didn't receive any terrible grades either. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
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Historical

The primary reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it earned an excellent inspection grade. In fact, its inspection grade was far better than its overall grade. In the inspections category, we gave it an A+. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This facility was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. A couple of minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

This nursing home's next highest category came in the area of long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of C. In a long-term care environment, the 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 patients. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. We were optimistic to learn that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.14 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes.

Short-term Care Quality

D
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Historical

Moving on to the category of short-term care, this nursing home was given a grade of just D in that category. Short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Based on its score in this area, we were not surprised to find that this nursing home is well below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours offered to its patients based on the measures we assessed. Honestly, this was what we expected to find. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We were surprised to find that it performed better in this area, with 52.6 percent of its patients returning home. This was just about this nursing home's sole highlight in this category.

Nurse Quality

D
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Historical

This facility's weakest category was nursing, which is the last area we assessed. In this area, we awarded this facility a grade of just D. Our nursing grade consists of several subcategories, but the primary consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which is slightly below the national average. In addition to its subpar nursing hours, this facility also earned suboptimal marks in some of the quality-based measures we considered in determining our nursing scores. We found that a higher percentage of this facility's patients experienced falls leading to serious injury. We believe that many falls could likely be prevented with better nursing care. This metric contributed to this facility receiving a poor nursing grade.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
State:
C
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Care Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
B
6.5%
State
B
7.46%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which sustained falls leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.

Provider
B-
3.86%
State
B
3.37%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.

Provider
A
0.43%
State
B+
2.22%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
C
18.03%
State
B+
12.37%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
C
25.51%
State
B-
23.38%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
D
7.27%
State
B+
2.92%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
92.34%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
15.79%
State
B-
17.2%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.

Provider
D
10.13%
State
B
18.24%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B+
1.37
State
B-
1.92
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Provider
A
10.13
State
B
18.24
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.

Provider
F
20.04
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Provider
B-
66.71%
State
C
61.02%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Brownwood Regional Medical Center 4.75 mi
1501 Burnet Dr Brownwood Texas 76801
(325) 646-8541
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary

Nearby Dialysis

Fresenius Medical Care Brownwood 4.91 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 27
110 South Park Drive Brownwood Texas 76801
(325) 646-9510