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La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation's website

711 Kings Way,
Del Rio TX 78840

(830) 774-0698

59.41% estimated occupancy 1

La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation is a facility in Del Rio, Texas, which has 48,149 people. Featuring an overall rating of B, this facility is a fine choice. We actually rated it as the top facility in Del Rio. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Partnership
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the nursing home's recent inspections. We gave it an A for that area, which is one of our highest scores. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. In calculating a nursing home's nursing score, we assess the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients and the level of skill of those nurses. This facility provided 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 avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This facility was awarded a favorable short-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that category with a grade of B. In determining our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is typically a useful assessment of a facility's rehabilitation services. It doesn't look like this facility provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The last item we assessed in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 4.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Switching gears to our final area, this nursing home received a C for long-term care, which is a respectable grade. Our long-term care grades are more important for those requiring more traditional services related to activities of daily living. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Thankfully, this facility vaccinated 98.333336 percent of its residents, which is an above average datapoint. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of long-term stay residents that sustained a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs

This measures the percent of long-term stay patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term residents that were administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 4.81% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many would argue that this is a measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 94.64% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 17.1% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 16.36% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.4 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In La Vida Serena Nursing and Rehabilitation, 66.86% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Val Verde Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.65 miles away801 Bedell Ave Del Rio Texas 78840Proprietary(830) 775-8566

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Medical Care of Del Rio1.56 miles away2201 N Bedell, Suite D Del Rio Texas 78840CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 33 (830) 775-7840
  • Fresenius Medical Care San Antonio, LLC2.71 miles away608 N Bedell Ave Del Rio Texas 78840Dialysis Stations: 14 (830) 774-3031