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.
Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Feb 1, 2019 by Nick Lata
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.
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
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.
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Short-term Care Quality
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.
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.
Hale Center Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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