Copperas Cove Ltc Partners is one of just two available facilities located in Copperas Cove, Texas. This facility is a subpar facility. A grade in this range suggests we found a few red flags. Based on our ratings, this place likely isn't the best fit for most prospective residents. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong inspection rating. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

While we were not high on this nursing home's overall grade, it actually received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received an excellent inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid nursing homes with a list of severe deficiencies flagged. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

We also awarded this facility a middle of the road score in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a C. Our long-term care grades are more critical for residents requiring more traditional assistance associated with personal care. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 97.87986 percent of its patients. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.23 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes.

Short-term Care Quality

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Historical

Our next category we graded was short-term care, in which this nursing home was given an F. In crafting these short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to formulate a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 36.5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

Turning to the last area, this facility didn't perform well in this area either. Due to a very poor grade of F in nursing, this is really as bad as it gets. When determining a facility's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses are caring for patients and the skill levels of those nurses. This place offered just 3.1 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This number is well below average. On top of rating below average in nursing hours per resident, this place also had poor scores in the quality-based metrics we looked at in determining our nursing ratings. We looked at the percent of patients experiencing major falls and pressure ulcers. This facility was at roughly 150 percent of the national average in both of these statistics. This is a bad sign when you consider that many bed sores and falls are believed to be preventable with better nursing care. These metrics pulled down this nursing home's nursing rating significantly.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
State:
C
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Copperas Cove Ltc Partners Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Provider
C
10.32%
State
B
7.46%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.

Provider
F
8.48%
State
B
3.37%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
B-
2.53%
State
B+
2.22%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.

Provider
F
29.88%
State
B+
12.37%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
B
18.33%
State
B-
23.38%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Provider
B+
0.74%
State
B+
2.92%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
B
98.27%
State
B
92.34%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
D
20.72%
State
B-
17.2%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
B+
18.64%
State
B
18.24%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B+
1.4
State
B-
1.92
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
B-
18.64
State
B
18.24
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
F
26.44
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Provider
F
33.39%
State
C
61.02%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Adventhealth Central Texas 6.51 mi
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(254) 526-7523
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Adventhealth Rollins Brook 16.95 mi
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Critical Access Hospitals
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Nearby Dialysis

Killeen Kidney Center 9.73 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 29
726 S Fort Hood St Killeen Texas 76541
(254) 554-3366
Scott & White Killeen Dialysis Center 10.89 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
3701 Scott & White Drive Killeen Texas 76541
(254) 680-1371
Scott & White Killeen Dialysis West 11.29 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
2201 South w.s. Young Drive Suite 101-B Killeen Texas 76543
(254) 501-6467
Fresenius Medical Care Harker Heights 13.87 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
625 W Central Texas Expressway Harker Heights Texas 76548
(254) 690-0613
Fresenius Medical Care Lampasas 16.14 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1202 Central Texas Expressway Lampasas Texas 76550
(512) 556-4101