Groveton Nursing Home is a nursing home located in Groveton, Texas, a city with a population of 3,259 people. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this facility is among the better facilities we assessed. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top quarter of all facilities in the United States. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Groveton Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this area. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies 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
Compounding its high-end performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A for our long-term care rating. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded an impressive short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. Our short-term care grade is often employed to gauge a nursing home's rehabilitation services To provide good rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The next category we assessed was nursing, in which this facility was awarded a B-. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's least impressive area. This is still not a bad grade. In calculating a facility's nursing rating, we consider the number of hours nurses are seeing patients as well as the level of skill of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided just 0 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This figure is significantly below average. Finally, nursing ratings also factor in quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this facility actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is often a good indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses to assist its residents.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Groveton Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Groveton Nursing Home, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Groveton Nursing Home, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay residents which have had a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Groveton Nursing Home, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Groveton Nursing Home, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Groveton Nursing Home, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care residents that were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Groveton Nursing Home, 4.81% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Groveton Nursing Home, 94.64% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Groveton Nursing Home, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Groveton Nursing Home, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Groveton Nursing Home, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Groveton Nursing Home, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Groveton Nursing Home, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.