Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation is a small nursing home in Copperas Cove, Texas. This nursing home was given an overall grade of D, which is a subpar rating. If you are not happy with this facility's poor overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in Copperas Cove. The city has just one other nursing home. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's report card is its impressive inspection rating. You can scroll down to find out about inspections and other category grades
Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
607 W Ave B,
Copperas Cove TX 76522
108.11% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not rate this nursing home favorably overall, we want to point out its relatively solid health inspections in recent years. We gave it a B+ in this category, which was much better than its overall score. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. It is generally in your best interest to avoid nursing homes that had a long list of severe deficiencies. This place was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a respectable score in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a B-. Our long-term care ratings are more important for those needing more traditional services associated with activities of daily living. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This facility keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
We awarded this nursing home just a D for our short-term care rating. This is not one of our better scores. Short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. With a grade in this range for this category, we were not shocked to discover that this place was well below average in the two key staffing areas we focus on. In fact, it provided far fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most facilities. Finally, we considered the number of residents that were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Moving on to our final area, we gave this facility a grade of D for our nursing category. This is the facility's least impressive category rating. Our nursing rating includes several subcategories. The most heavily weighted variable is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This facility offered a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is an alarmingly low total. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home fared well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which sustained falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 4.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 94.64% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels. Some argue that mobility is vital to patients well-being.
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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