With an address in Kerens, Texas, Kerens Care Center is the only option located in this area. This proved to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of B-. Based on our assessment, this place likely wouldn't be a bad choice. The best part of this facility's report card was is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Kerens Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was decent, it really excelled in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that category, we gave this facility an A-. The nursing grade weighs several factors. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages 0 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 prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Does this page answer your questions about Kerens Care Center?
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's more favorable category grades was in the category of short-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of B. In our short-term care score, we strive to craft a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Lastly, 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.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed is long-term care. It received an abysmal F in this area, which is a bottom of the barrel score. This is certainly a major concern. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care ratings. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 97.95918 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this place also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Kerens Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Kerens Care Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Kerens Care Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Kerens Care Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percentage of long-term care patients which suffered from a UTI. UTI's could be an indicator of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Kerens Care Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Kerens Care Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents that were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Kerens Care Center, 4.81% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Kerens Care Center, 94.64% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Kerens Care Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Kerens Care Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Kerens Care Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Kerens Care Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
- Navarro Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 17.1 miles away3201 West Highway 22 Corsicana Texas 75110Government - Hospital District or Authority(903) 654-6800
- Fresenius Medical Care Corsicana15.56 miles away1321 W 2nd Ave Corsicana Texas 75110Dialysis Stations: 21 (903) 872-7268