Gibson Care Center is a small hospital-based facility in Aspermont, Texas. This nursing home turns out to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our assessment, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This facility is stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Gibson Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, this facility earned a grade of B+ for its inspections rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
Another quality feature for this nursing home is that it received a very positive short-term care grade. Indeed, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+. In the category of short-term care, we seek to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. The nursing rating weighs several datapoints, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed is long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of B- in this area. For residents looking for a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. One of the data points we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. Fortunately, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.13793 percent of its residents. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gibson Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gibson Care Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gibson Care Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay residents who experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gibson Care Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who have had a UTI. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gibson Care Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gibson Care Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gibson Care Center, 4.81% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gibson Care Center, 94.64% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gibson Care Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gibson Care Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Gibson Care Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gibson Care Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.