Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center is a senior living facility located in Goldthwaite, Texas, a city with a population of 3,550 people. This is a great facility. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is very good rating. You could definitely do much worse than this facility. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1207 S Reynolds St,
Goldthwaite TX 76844
42.12% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a quality facility is that it earned an impressive inspection rating. Inspections is its best category. In that area, we awarded this facility an A. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies an immediate threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also received a fine long-term care score. We awarded them a strong strong of A in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B- in this area. Short-term care grades are typically employed to gauge a facility's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. We weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
The last area we graded was this nursing home's poorest area. However, even in its worst category we still awarded it a respectable grade of C in our nursing category. Our nursing grade is based on a handful of factors, however, the paramount consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This facility averages just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, which is well below average. Lastly, while this nursing home got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of our quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it did remarkably well in this area.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who have suffered falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 4.81% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 94.64% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels.
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Goldthwaite Health & Rehab Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.