Clarksville Nursing Center is a small nursing home located in Clarksville, Texas. This turns out to be an A rated facility. This facility was given one of the best ratings we offer. A grade of this caliber requires top-notch marks across the board. You really can not do any better than this facility. Headlining this place's remarkable profile is its inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Clarksville Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Texas Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Clarksville, Texas Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a great facility overall, it also received A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections are virtually perfect. Inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This first-rate facility also dominated in the area of long-term care, where it received a score of A+. Only a small group of facilities performed better in this area. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 98.88889 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. 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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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. We weighed the skill-level of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the number of hours the nurses spent with residents, in computing our score in this category. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was short-term care. In this area, we awarded this facility an acceptable grade of B-. This turned out to be this facility's worst area. Our short-term care scores are thought to be most meaningful for people in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically requires additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most nursing homes, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clarksville Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay patients which had a UTI. UTI's could be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 4.81% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 94.64% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Clarksville Nursing Center, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.