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Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation

  • Nursing Home

Updated Feb 1, 2019 by Nick Lata

202 W 3rd St,
Hale Center TX 79041

(806) 839-2102

48.18% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation is a small nursing home located in Hale Center, Texas. With an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a fine choice. You can definitely do much worse than this facility. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing grade, which you can find in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. Nursing actually turned out to be its best category. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. The nursing grade weighs several factors, many of which are associated with quantities 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 nursing home 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 often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home is also above average in the category of long-term care, where it received a score of B. It performed more favorably than most nursing homes in this area. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was given a score of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. In our short-term care rating, we endeavor to forge a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

Lastly, we found that this facility has received favorable government inspections in recent years. We awarded it a B- in this area. Inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Unfortunately, we were not able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without having access to complete information regarding deficiencies for this nursing home, it ended up being difficult to really assess it in the inspections category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which have had falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients that are given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care patients that were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 4.66% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some believe this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 94.73% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 17.29% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 18.08% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 11.87 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks 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

Grade: F

In Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation, 66.73% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc Dialysis Services Plainview9.63 miles away3304 Olton Road Plainview Texas 79072Dialysis Stations: 20 (806) 296-6661