Houston County Nursing Home is an average-sized facility located in Crockett, Texas. This is a good facility with a B- overall grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Crockett. Based on the data we reviewed, there are certainly far worse facilities out there. One of the better aspects of this facility's profile is its strong inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Houston County Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 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
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this place also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Our inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors did not 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.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, we awarded this nursing home a B+ in our long-term care category. This is one of our more impressive scores. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After we finished assessing the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 97.47899 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly is often a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not roll the dice on this issue. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of B-. In computing our nursing ratings, we analyze both staffing levels and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Lastly, we also looked at several nursing quality measures. While this facility got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of these quality-based metrics. With fewer than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed very well in this area. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning patients more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last category, we gave this facility a grade of D in the area of short-term care. This is the nursing home's least impressive category rating. Sadly, this grade pulled down the nursing home's overall profile a bit. In calculating our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is more often than not a solid assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Houston County Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Houston County Nursing Home, 5.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Houston County Nursing Home, 3.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that sustained a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Houston County Nursing Home, 8.82% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Houston County Nursing Home, 10.43% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Houston County Nursing Home, 32.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Houston County Nursing Home, 0% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Houston County Nursing Home, 96.32% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Houston County Nursing Home, 10.84% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Houston County Nursing Home, 11.61% of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
In Houston County Nursing Home, 0.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Houston County Nursing Home, 11.61% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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