Dove Hill Care Center and Villas is an average-sized nursing home located in Hamilton, Texas. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a good score. In our view, this nursing home would be a good fit for most people. More information on this facility's category grades may be found below. Its best category was long-term care, which is addressed in the next section.
Dove Hill Care Center and Villas
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
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Long-term Care Quality
We awarded this facility an impressive grade of A for our long-term care grade. This grade is far more impressive than its overall grade. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 96.350365 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a life threatening health condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Inspections is another area where this nursing home excelled. We awarded this nursing home an B+ for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection grades. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given its next best category score in the category of short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a B- in this area, which is a respectable score. In calculating our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This rating is often a reliable assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. 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 that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
This facility's least impressive area is nursing, which is the last category we scored. In this area, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. Our nursing grade is largely based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing grades. This nursing home fared well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dove Hill Care Center and Villas Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients which sustained a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients who were given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 4.66% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 94.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that mobility is critical to residents' mental and physical health.
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dove Hill Care Center and Villas, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
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