With an address in Marble Falls, Texas, Granite Mesa Health Center is the sole nursing home we were able to find in the city. This facility received an overall grade of B, which is a good grade. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is a good fit for most people. The best aspect of this facility's strong report card is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: DFeb 19: DMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Among this facility's other achievements is its top-shelf long-term care score. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of A-. For patients in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. After we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 93.75 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.39 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

Short-term Care Quality

B
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Historical

This facility also was awarded a strong short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B in this category. In our short-term care grade, we endeavor to forge a fair gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is physical therapy hours. We found that it offers at least 50% more hours with physical therapists to its residents than most other facilities. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in this area with 58.1 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

D
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Historical

This nursing home's least impressive area was nursing, which is the last area we analyzed. In this category, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. In determining our nursing grades, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home offered a meager 2.8 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. While this facility's nursing hours were below average, it surprised us in some of the qualitative statistics in this category. In particular, we were pleased to see that its residents are suffering fewer pressure ulcers than most nursing homes.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
C
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Granite Mesa Health Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
A
3.14%
State
B
7.46%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
D
6.25%
State
B
3.37%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which have sustained UTI's. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Provider
A-
0.86%
State
B+
2.22%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
A
5.68%
State
B+
12.37%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
C
24.57%
State
B-
23.38%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Provider
B-
2.73%
State
B+
2.92%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Provider
C
94.64%
State
B
92.34%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
C
19.53%
State
B-
17.2%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
B-
14.54%
State
B
18.24%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Provider
B
1.59
State
B-
1.92
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B+
14.54
State
B
18.24
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure short-term care.

Provider
A-
7.3
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B+
74.24%
State
C
61.02%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Dialysis

Nna - Marble Falls 1.62 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
802 Steve Hawkins Parkway Marble Falls Texas 78654
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