Located in Lufkin, Texas, Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation is one of four facilities in this city. Featuring an overall rating of B-, this is likely a middle of the pack nursing home. Based on our ratings, there are certainly far worse places out there. The best part of this place's report card was its remarkable inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
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Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its relatively modest overall grade, we gave this nursing home an A+ for its inspection grade. This is far more impressive than the facility's overall grade. Our inspection scores are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a favorable grade in our long-term care category. We gave this nursing home an above average grade of B+ in this area. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After we finished assessing the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly is often a life or death ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, 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 area we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home was given a B- in this area. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The last metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that just 6.1 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
Moving on to our last category, this facility didn't fare very well. With a bottom of the barrel grade of F in nursing, this is its weakest grade. We looked at the levels of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses worked with patients, in calculating our rating in this area. With a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day, this facility's nurse staffing levels were far below the national average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these metrics to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who sustained a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents which suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indicator of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 4.84% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 93.69% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Castle Pines Health and Rehabilitation, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Lufkin, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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