Goodall Witcher Healthcare is a small government-owned nursing home in Clifton, Texas. With an A overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the nation. We can't find many bad things to say about this place. Its grades are impeccable. This place also received very consistent scores in all four of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Goodall Witcher Healthcare
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Pain Management
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Best Nursing Home in Clifton, Texas Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing rating is mostly associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
This first-rate nursing home also was superb in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A+. Few facilities performed better in this area. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our inspection grades account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for its short-term care score. This wrapped up a first-rate report card. In computing these short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients that returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Goodall Witcher Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 4.48% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 2.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 6.1% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents which have had UTI's. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 5.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 9.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 0% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing signs of depression. High rates of depression could be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 100% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 19.4% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed 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 the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 22.52% of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Goodall Witcher Healthcare, 22.52% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
- Goodall Witcher HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away101 Posey Avenue Clifton Texas 76634Government - Hospital District or Authority(254) 675-8322