Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation is in Clifton, Texas. This city has a total of 7,093 people. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is one of the most impressive scores we offer. A score of this caliber requires first-rate marks across the board. We really can't say enough favorable things about this facility. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall score, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for inspections. Our inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a fine long-term care grade. This actually ended up being this nursing home's second most impressive category score. In that category, we gave this facility a score of A. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 93.96985 percent of its residents, which is higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. In determining our nursing grades, we factor in both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place 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.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was short-term care. We gave this facility a decent score in this category, with a grade of C. Although this was not as dominant as many of this facility's other grades, it is nevertheless not a poor grade. Our short-term care grade is often used to judge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To offer highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients who suffered falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 94.73% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients who retained mobility levels. Some would argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clifton Nursing and Rehabilitation, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
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