Meadow Lake Senior Living is in Tyler, Texas. The city offers several nursing home options. This nursing home received a grade of B overall. We found this nursing home to be better than most of the facilities in Tyler, which has a city grade of B-. Based on our assessment, you can do much worse than this place. The best part of this facility's strong profile is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Meadow Lake Senior Living
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
16044 County Road 165,
Tyler TX 75703
131.5% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this nursing home performed so well overall is it excelled in nursing, with a B+ in that area. It outpaced most facilities here. Nursing grades are primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 4.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day, which was among the more impressive totals we found. Finally, this place was also above average in each of the major quality-based metrics we looked at in this category. For example, it performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received a strong short-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average score of B in this area. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is often a fair measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from this nursing home. This nursing home performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. This place fared as well as just about any facility in this area with 58 percent of its patients returning home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our stronger scores in our long-term care category as well, with a B. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of providing well above average levels of nursing care, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.27586 percent of its residents. This statistic is also much better than the vast majority of nursing homes. This combination proved to be successful as this place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the last category we looked at, we found that this facility earned a solid government inspection report this year as well, with few major dings from government inspectors. As a result, it earned a decent score in our inspection category with a B. This nursing home really didn't have any major weak links. Our inspection scores are tied to data points found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Meadow Lake Senior Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 7.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 3.3% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which have experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 1.63% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 22.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 4.7% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 95.06% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 17.37% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 17.98% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 17.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Meadow Lake Senior Living, 66.67% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Tyler, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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