Heritage Oaks is in Arlington, Texas, which is among the largest cities in the country. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B. A grade in this range requires quality marks in most areas. This ought to be on your short list in Arlington as we ranked it as one of the three highest rated nursing homes in the city. Finally, we wanted to point out that there was an ownership change at this facility in the last 12 months. We will need to make sure it maintains its high grades going forward.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that Heritage Oaks has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
To complement its strong performance in other categories, we gave this facility an B for nursing. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving a resident more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its next most favorable category score in the category of short-term care. We gave this nursing home a B- in this category, which is a decent score. Short-term care scores are vital for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this category is the number of patients 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 below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final area, this nursing home received a decent long-term care score of C. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This place keeps its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Oaks Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Oaks, 12.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Oaks, 1.3% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Oaks, 1.35% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients that have sustained UTI's. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Oaks, 15.69% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Oaks, 25.23% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Oaks, 2.37% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Oaks, 98.36% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Oaks, 34.72% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Oaks, 21.64% of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Heritage Oaks, 0.01 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 staying out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Oaks, 21.64% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Oaks, 18.95% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Oaks, 70.77% of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Arlington, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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