Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside is a small non-profit facility in Huntsville, Texas. This is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. You can definitely do much worse than this facility. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside
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- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being an elite nursing home overall, this nursing home also performed well in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Few places fared this well in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection grades. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite insignificant. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report, which is still very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a score of A- for our long-term care score. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After considering the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 97.95918 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a life or death ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home also received favorable short-term care grades this year. Indeed, we gave them one of our stronger grades in that area, with a grade of B. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is frequently a useful assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. We were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
The final area we scored was nursing, in which this nursing home was awarded a grade of C. This actually proved to be this facility's weakest category. This is nevertheless nothing to be ashamed of. We looked at the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time those nurses were with patients, in determining our score in this area. This place averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which is not an impressive total. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures. Although this place got dinged a bit for nursing hours, it actually excelled in a few of these quality measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it did well in this metric. This is generally an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning residents more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of poor nursing care. More supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Closer supervision limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 4.84% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 93.69% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC) - Creekside, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.
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