Cornerstone Gardens L is a facility located in Temple, Texas, a city with a total of 72,710 people. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of the highest grades we offer. A grade in this range requires superb marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the country. If you look below, you will see this place's category scores, which are also strong.
Cornerstone Gardens L
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
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To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a very impressive short-term care score. This actually is this facility's second most impressive category grade. In that category, this facility received a grade of A. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to score a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who returned home from this facility. We found that 6.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. The nursing rating assesses a handful of subcategories, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we assessed turned out to be this nursing home's weakest area. However, even its worst category would be a strength for most facilities. In fact, we gave it a favorable grade of B in our long-term care category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cornerstone Gardens L Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients that developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 4.81% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 94.64% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cornerstone Gardens L, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Temple, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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