F W Huston Medical Center is a small hospital-based nursing home located in Winchester, Kansas. This proved to be a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. You could certainly do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's impressive report card was its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
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F W Huston Medical Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also received an A+ inspection rating. This is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional strong feature for this facility is that it received an above average long-term care grade. In fact, this wound up being its second best category grade. In this category, we awarded this nursing home a B+. In a long-term care setting, the primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 92.85714 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be slightly less than we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It scored well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care provided.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the fourth area, this nursing home was awarded a decent short-term care rating. While this was not as strong as a few of its other scores, this is truly not a terrible score. In calculating our short-term care grades, we look at the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is more often than not a meaningful measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we were not able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
F W Huston Medical Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In F W Huston Medical Center, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In F W Huston Medical Center, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In F W Huston Medical Center, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In F W Huston Medical Center, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In F W Huston Medical Center, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In F W Huston Medical Center, 5.66% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In F W Huston Medical Center, 91.03% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In F W Huston Medical Center, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In F W Huston Medical Center, 17% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.
In F W Huston Medical Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In F W Huston Medical Center, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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