Focused Care of Gilmer is a nursing home in Gilmer, Texas, a city with 21,222 people. This nursing home received a bottom of the barrel overall grade based on the data we assessed. Based on our assessment, this nursing home likely isn't a fit for anyone. More information on this facility's category grades is available below. Its best category was inspections, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Focused Care of Gilmer
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Radiation Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a C for our inspections rating. In fact, the facility received very impressive inspection report this year. Inspection scores are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these reports. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to resident safety. This facility was hit with 4 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but fortunately none were in categories J through L. This tells you inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to place resident safety or health in immediate harm or jeopardy. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Short-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this nursing home only received a grade of D for its short-term care rating, which happens to be one of its better category scores. In determining our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is typically a fair measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. With its score in this category, we were not stunned to find that this nursing home was well below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the data we assessed. The last item we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 4.7 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, this was well below the national average.
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Long-term Care Quality
Our third category we assessed is long-term care, in which this facility received an F. If you are seeking anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care grades. Once we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. We were pleased to find that this nursing home vaccinated 98.68421 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this nursing home also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Turning to our final category, this nursing home did not fare very well in this category either. With a rock bottom grade of F in nursing, this is really as terrible as it gets. Our nursing grade considers many subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This facility offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is not a very impressive figure. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Focused Care of Gilmer Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients who have suffered a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percentage of long-term care patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 4.66% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 94.73% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Focused Care of Gilmer, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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