Granite Mesa Health Center is a nursing home located in Marble Falls, Texas, a city with a total of 17,553 people. This is a fine facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. In our view, this nursing home looks like a good fit for most people. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Granite Mesa Health Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1401 Max Copeland Dr,
Marble Falls TX 78654
89.43% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a quality facility overall, this place excelled in our inspections category, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in that category. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, it does not look like we have information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility fared well in our long-term care category. As a result, we gave it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our better scores. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next best area was short-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a C. In calculating our short-term care grades, we look at the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is often a solid measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. We were not able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. The last item we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 5.4 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
The last category we assessed was nursing, which proved to be this nursing home's weakest category. We gave this nursing home a D in that category. Naturally, this score pulled down the facility's overall grade to a certain degree. In determining a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are seeing patients and the level of licensure of the nurses. This place averaged only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these statistics to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Granite Mesa Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric can also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 4.81% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 94.64% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels.
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Granite Mesa Health Center, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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