Hemphill Care Center is in Hemphill, Texas. We awarded it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack rating. Based on our analysis, this nursing home has some redeeming qualities. This nursing home is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Hemphill Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was decent, it really excelled in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a solid grade in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of B-. Our long-term care ratings are more meaningful for people requiring more traditional assistance associated with activities of daily living. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination data. We were optimistic to discover that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This place keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of B-. Nursing scores are mostly based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides only 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This is a somewhat concerning figure which is well below the national average. Lastly, while this facility got docked a bit for nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in some of our quality-based measures. With less than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it did very well in this statistic.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we assessed was short-term care. This nursing home was given a grade of C in the area. In computing these short-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to create a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final item we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hemphill Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hemphill Care Center, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hemphill Care Center, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents which have experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hemphill Care Center, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hemphill Care Center, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hemphill Care Center, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hemphill Care Center, 4.84% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hemphill Care Center, 93.69% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hemphill Care Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some would argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hemphill Care Center, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Hemphill Care Center, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hemphill Care Center, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hemphill Care Center, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements.