Courtyard Gardens is an average-sized facility in Wichita Falls, Texas. Featuring an overall rating of C, this is likely a decent nursing home. This grade is not too far off the city grade for Wichita Falls, which is a B-. The best part of this place's profile is is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
This facility's overall grade was bolstered by the fact that it has earned favorable inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better scores in this area, with a B. This is a notably better grade than the nursing home's overall score. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Short-term Care Quality
In addition, we also would like to note that this nursing home received impressive short-term care marks in this assessment. We gave them one of our more favorable grades in this category, with a B. This proved to be the facility's second highest grade. In forming our short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to create a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. We were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. When calculating a facility's nursing score, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are seeing residents as well as the skill levels of the nurses. This place provided just 0 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a low total compared to most other nursing homes. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics. Although this facility got dinged a bit for nursing hours, it excelled in a few of these quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its residents experiencing pressure ulcers, it did very well in this metric. This is typically a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving a resident at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's least impressive area was long-term care, which is the final category we scored. In this category, we awarded this nursing home a D. Long-term care grades in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to only 81.005585 percent of its residents, which is quite a bit lower than we expected. To our surprise, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Courtyard Gardens Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Courtyard Gardens, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Courtyard Gardens, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Courtyard Gardens, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Courtyard Gardens, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Courtyard Gardens, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term patients who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Courtyard Gardens, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Courtyard Gardens, 94.73% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Courtyard Gardens, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Courtyard Gardens, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Courtyard Gardens, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Courtyard Gardens, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Scores for Wichita Falls, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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