Fox Hollow Post Acute is a nursing home in Brownsville, Texas, which has a total of 195,686 people. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive ratings. In fact, this turned out to be the highest rated facility in the city. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category ratings, which are also impressive.
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Fox Hollow Post Acute
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a great nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection grade. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In this area, we gave this facility a grade of A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite minor. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a very strong short-term care score. This actually is this facility's second strongest category score. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A-. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to alert you to the fact that this nursing home was given a high-end score of A- in our long-term care area. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 99.41691 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
The next category we scored was nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home an above average grade of B. Our nursing rating is based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 4.84% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 93.69% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts argue that mobility is critical to patients health.
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fox Hollow Post Acute, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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