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North Houston Transitional Care

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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North Houston Transitional Care's website

9814 Grant Rd,
Houston TX 77070

(281) 547-0123

96.85% estimated occupancy 1

North Houston Transitional Care is a small facility located in Houston, Texas. Sporting an overall grade of B. After analyzing the other choices in Houston, this looks like a better choice than quite a few of them. You could certainly do much worse than this nursing home. This place was 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.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

On top of being a quality nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in nursing, where it received an A. Nursing ratings are largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-plus

Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's government inspections. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This nursing home's third highest category turned out to be its short-term care score, where it was given a grade of B-. Short-term care scores are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. It does not appear that this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The final area we rated is long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of B- in this category. With our long-term care category, we focus on the sheer quantity of services offered by a nursing home, as well as a handful of quality data points. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 42.42424 percent of its patients. This is pretty significantly less than average. Nevertheless, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18May 23

North Houston Transitional Care Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In North Houston Transitional Care, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In North Houston Transitional Care, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In North Houston Transitional Care, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who have experienced a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic may be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In North Houston Transitional Care, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A+

In North Houston Transitional Care, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In North Houston Transitional Care, 4.84% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients showing depressive symptoms. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In North Houston Transitional Care, 93.69% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In North Houston Transitional Care, 17.58% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In North Houston Transitional Care, 11.91 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In North Houston Transitional Care, 66.29% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Houston, TX

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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