With over 20 options having an address in Fort Worth, Texas, Lake Worth Nursing Home is one of many nursing homes in the city. Sporting a decent overall rating of B-. After sizing up the other nursing homes in Fort Worth, this appears to be a better selection than many of them. This place seems to have some things working in its favor. The best part of this facility's profile is is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Lake Worth Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jan 1, 2021 by Nick Reese
Note: Data for Lake Worth Nursing Home has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
This nursing home's best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a B+. It actually outpaced most facilities in this area. In calculating our nursing ratings, we assess both nursing hours and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 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 many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
This facility also received favorable inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in that category, with a B. This is better than the facility's overall grade. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was short-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a B. It actually outpaced most facilities in this area. Our short-term care grade is commonly used to grade a facility's rehabilitation services To offer highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Unfortunately, we were not able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The last measure we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is long-term care. This nursing home received a grade of C in the category. Our long-term care grades are more critical for those requiring more conventional assistance related to activities of daily living. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility administered the vaccine to 97.40741 percent of its patients, which is a very solid total. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lake Worth Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 4.66% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 94.73% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lake Worth Nursing Home, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Scores for Fort Worth, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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