Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing is located in Paris, Texas, a city with a population of 34,942 people. We gave this facility an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. You can certainly do much worse than this place. We also gave this facility strong grades in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing
- 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 - Limited Liability company
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our long-term care grade. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
This nursing home also performed well in inspections. It received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. It received one of our highest scores in that area with a score of B+. Few facilities with an overall score in this range performed this well in multiple categories. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means 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.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. The nursing category consists of several factors, many of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we assessed was short-term care. This facility received a strong short-term care score this year, with a B. This nursing home truly did not have any weak categories. In our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percentage of long-term patients who sustained urinary tract infections. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 4.84% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 93.69% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
Measures 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 Heritage House at Paris Rehab & Nursing, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
- Paris Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.94 miles away820 Clarksville St Paris Texas 75460Proprietary(903) 785-4521