Groesbeck Ltc Partners is one of only two available nursing homes in Groesbeck, Texas. It looks like this is a quality facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very good score. Based on our assessment, you can do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card was its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
Groesbeck Ltc Partners
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
This nursing home fared well in the category of long-term care. In fact, we gave it a score of A for that category, which is one of our better scores. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was given favorable short-term care grades in our assessment. In fact, we gave it one of our better grades in that area, with a score of B. In computing these short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. We were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
The last area we assessed was nursing, proved to be this facility's weakest category. We gave this nursing home a grade of D in that area. This was one of the few weak points of a strong profile. In computing a facility's nursing rating, we weigh the number of hours nurses are with residents and the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing scores. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these statistics to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Groesbeck Ltc Partners Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of long-term care residents that experienced urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 4.66% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 94.73% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Some believe this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Many believe that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Groesbeck Ltc Partners, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.