Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi
2606 Hospital Bvld, Corpus Christi TX 78405 · (512) 881-3218 · 6.66% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jun 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi is located in Corpus Christi, Texas. This city is one of the largest cities in the country with has a population of 306,433 people. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the highest-rated facilities we assessed. A grade in this range requires top-notch scores across the board. As a matter of fact, this is quite a bit better than most of the nursing homes in the city. This facility also received strong grades in all four of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
An additional reason we assessed this nursing home so highly is that it was given an A+ short-term care grade. This is just about as elite as it gets in this category. In our short-term care category, we endeavor to forge a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. We weren't able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. This nursing home performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. This place performed as well as just about any nursing home in the country with 73.7 percent of its patients returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its fine resume, this nursing home also was awarded a superb long-term care grade, with a grade of A-. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. It doesn't look like this nursing home provided data regarding vaccinations. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the final area, this facility also was given a first-rate nursing grade, with a grade of B+. This finished off an elite profile. Nursing scores are mostly based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi 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