Fairview Healthcare Residence is one of just a few available facilities located in Fairfield, Texas. Sporting an overall grade of D, this is a relatively poor facility. Based on our analysis, this place likely isn't a great fit for most prospective residents. More information on this nursing home's category grades is available below. Its best category was inspections, which is discussed in the next section.
Fairview Healthcare Residence
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Note: Fairview Healthcare Residence has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not have many favorable things to say about this facility's overall score, it did receive a somewhat respectable government inspection report this year. As a result, it received a decent grade in that area with a B-. Inspection scores 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. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, CMS flagged this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. This is not what you want to see. We advise you to direct your search elsewhere.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a respectable grade in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of B-. In determining our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is considered to be a fair assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. In this facility's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the average facility. The hope is that this does not adversely affect the quality of care. The final metric we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. This figure was below the national average.
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This nursing home actually received a decent grade in the area of nursing as well. We awarded it a grade of C for that category, which is not a bad score. Nursing scores are primarily associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at was long-term care. This facility was awarded a grade of C in the category. For patients in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 96.92308 percent of its residents, which is more than the average nursing home. This nursing home 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 a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fairview Healthcare Residence Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 4.81% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression could imply a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 94.64% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fairview Healthcare Residence, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.