Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br is a large nursing home in New Braunfels, Texas. Featuring an overall score of D, this is a well below average nursing home. Unfortunately, this grade was right in line with the city grade in New Braunfels, which is also well below average. The only positive thing we can say about this facility is that it didn't receive any F's in in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2468 Fm 1101,
New Braunfels TX 78130
69.12% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
While we did not rate this nursing home well overall, we would like to note its decent inspections in recent years. We gave it a somewhat respectable score of B- in this area. Our inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key item to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to patient safety. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's long-term care grade ended up being one of its best scores. The facility was given a grade of B- in this category. Long-term care grades focus on a facility's personal care instead of the skilled nursing or healthcare services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. Fortunately, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 98.069496 percent of its residents. Finally, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. With 1.81 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home is not too far off the national average.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third highest area came in the area of short-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a C. In the area of short-term care, we seek to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. One of this nursing home's strengths is physical therapy hours. We found that it offers at least 50% more hours with physical therapists to its residents than most other facilities. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. This place outperformed the majority of facilities in this area with 49.3 percent of its residents returning home. This is a higher rate than most facilities.
The final category we rated is nursing. We gave this facility a grade of C in that category. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with patients, in determining our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also considered some quality-based measures in this category. Although this nursing home didn't rank highly in terms of nursing hours per resident, it performed much better in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, in terms of the percentage of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, this facility performed better than the national average. This is usually an indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented with better nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 7.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 3.3% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 1.63% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 22.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 4.7% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many believe this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 95.06% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 17.37% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 17.98% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 17.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation - New Br, 66.67% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for New Braunfels, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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