Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center is one of four nursing homes in Sherman, Texas. With an overall grade of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a good fit for quite a few people. This facility also received very consistent grades in all four of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this place an A for the area of inspections. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are quite minor. It does not appear that we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its profile, this nursing home also earned a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 44.915253 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is a few points lower than we anticipated but still a respectable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our more positive scores in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B. In the area of short-term care, we seek to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last item we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The last area we looked at was nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home an above average grade of B. Nursing grades are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning residents even once per day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 4.66% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some would argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 94.73% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Many argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cedar Hollow Rehabilitation Center, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Scores for Sherman, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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