Cheyenne Medical Lodge
750 Highway 352, Mesquite TX 75149 · (512) 438-2630 · 31.07% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Cheyenne Medical Lodge is a large nursing home in Mesquite, Texas. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is one of our better ratings. Indeed, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it substantially ahead of the overwhelming majority of the nursing homes in Mesquite. This nursing home also received strong grades in all of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 139 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this facility also performed well in our inspections category, where it received an A+. Very few nursing homes fared as well in this area. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. We were not able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its high-end performance in other areas, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for its long-term care grade. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. It goes without saying that we were content with what we found for this area.
This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. Nursing grades are based in large part on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is better than what is offered by most facilities. Finally, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any facility the nation when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these datapoints as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B. This actually is this facility's weakest category. A nursing home could be doing a lot worse when it's worst grade still beats out most nursing homes. In crafting our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cheyenne Medical Lodge Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better