Fox Hollow Post Acute is a nursing home in Brownsville, Texas, which has a total of 195,686 people. This proved to be a middle of the road facility, with an overall grade of C. This grade was right in line with the city grade in Brownsville, which admittedly is admittedly a little below average nationally. One of the best aspects of this facility's report card is its remarkable inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Fox Hollow Post Acute
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
310 America Drive,
Brownsville TX 78526
94.39% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this facility outperformed its overall score in the category of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest scores in this area with an A. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Based on this, we had favorable view of this facility's inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility an impressive score in long-term care. This facility earned a grade of B in this category, which is one of our more impressive grades. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.69325 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the area of short-term care, this facility was awarded a grade of just D in that area. Short-term care scores are crucial for prospective residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Considering its score in this category, we were not stunned to learn that this place was well below average in terms of the quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the metrics we looked at. Honestly, this was what we expected to find. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 5.5 percent of its patients returning home. This was well below the national average.
Switching gears to our fourth area, this facility didn't perform very well. With a bottom of the barrel grade of F in nursing, this was this facility's poorest grade. When computing our nursing ratings, we assess both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This place offered just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This place fared well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fox Hollow Post Acute Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients which had a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term care patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 4.81% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 94.64% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
Scores for Brownsville, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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