Focused Care of Waxahachie is a large facility located in Waxahachie, Texas. This nursing home received an uninspiring overall grade of D, which is a well below average rating. Based on our ratings, this facility likely isn't a great fit for most prospective residents. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's profile is its strong inspection grade. You can scroll down to learn more about inspections and other category scores
Focused Care of Waxahachie
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not rate this facility highly overall, we want to draw your attention to its excellent health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies aren't necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next best category is long-term care. We awarded it a grade of C in this category. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this area. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility vaccinated 99.57627 percent of its residents, which is a very solid datapoint. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the category of short-term care, this nursing home was awarded just a D in this area. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to grade a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to have better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Considering its score in this category, we were not stunned to learn that this facility was well below average in terms of the number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the figures we assessed. Honestly, this was about what we expected to find. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
The final area we graded is nursing. This nursing home received a poor grade of F in this area. Nursing scores are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This facility offered just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these metrics to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Focused Care of Waxahachie Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents which have pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 4.66% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 94.73% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Many believe that mobility is vital to patients well-being.
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Focused Care of Waxahachie, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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