Meadowbrook Care Center is a small nursing home in Van Alstyne, Texas. Featuring an overall score of F, we consider this to be a bottom of the barrel nursing home. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Van Alstyne. More information on this nursing home's category grades is available below. Its best category was long-term care, which is discussed in the next paragraph.
Meadowbrook Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Note: Meadowbrook Care Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a grade of B- for our long-term care rating. In computing our long-term care ratings, we size up the assistance with daily living received by the facility's residents. Once we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. We were pleased to learn that this facility vaccinated 96.178345 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Sadly, this nursing home's next highest category is short-term care. However, with a grade of D in this category, it still performed somewhat poorly. Short-term care grades are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. The last metric we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these subpar statistics sunk this nursing home's short-term care score.
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This facility's next best category was nursing, but even there it received a grade of just D. This is still a well below average grade. We looked at the skill-level of nurses at the facility, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses spent with patients, in calculating our score in this area. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility fared well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
In our last category of inspections, this nursing home received a terrible score. With nursing homes that received this poor of an inspection rating, we would scrutinize the severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This facility was assessed 7 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only positive thing we found is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that suggest they posed a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Meadowbrook Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint could also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 4.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. High rates of depression may indicate lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 94.64% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical health.
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Meadowbrook Care Center, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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