Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is in Gladewater, Texas, a city with 13,196 people. This facility received an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average rating. Based on our analysis, this place looks like a good fit for most people. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
1201 Fm 2685,
Gladewater TX 75647
97.39% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility earned even higher grades in the area of long-term care. In fact, it received one of our best scores in that category with an A. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also performed well in the category of inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with an B+. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection ratings. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively insignificant. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we awarded them one of our better scores in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B+. Short-term care grades are typically employed to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The next area we assessed was nursing, where this facility was given a B-. Although this proved to be its worst category rating, this is nevertheless not a major area of concern. The nursing grade weighs quite a few components, but the main one is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a relatively low total compared with most other facilities. Lastly, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically a reliable indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients which have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 4.84% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 93.69% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Legend Oaks of Gladewater Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements.
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