Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation is a small nursing home in Eastland, Texas. Sporting an overall grade of C, this is likely a middle of the road facility. As far as we can see, this place is a good fit for most people. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
We would like to point out that this facility's inspection score exceeded its overall grade. This facility earned a B in this category, which is one of our better grades. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple of minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Building on this nursing home's list of strengths, it also earned an excellent nursing grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of B- in this category. Nursing grades are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures. While this place got docked a bit for its nursing hours, it actually excelled in a few of these quality-based metrics. With fewer than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed well in this subcategory. This is typically a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a resident more frequently.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed was long-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a solid grade of B-. For prospective residents looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. Thankfully, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 97.44898 percent of its patients. This place keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this nursing home received an acceptable short-term care grade of C. Our short-term care ratings are arguably more critical for residents requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually mandates additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. We were surprised to find that this facility was below average in the two key staffing areas we assessed. In fact, it provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 0.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who experienced a fall resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who have experienced UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 12.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 30.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 5.43% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 95.15% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 19.05% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 9.72% of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that maintained mobility.
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 9.72% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eastland Nursing & Rehabilitation, 17.97% of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Eastland Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.6 miles away304 S Daugherty Eastland Texas 76448Government - Hospital District or Authority(254) 629-2601
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