Post Nursing & Rehab Center is a small nursing home located in Post, Texas. With an overall score of F, we consider this to be a bottom of the barrel nursing home. As far as we can see, you would be better off to avoid of this facility. We would not blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another nursing home. However, if you want to learn more about this nursing home's category grades, we will discuss short-term care in the next paragraph.
Post Nursing & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
Although this facility's overall grade was terrible, it performed well in our short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B for that category, which is one of our higher scores. This is one of the only good things we can say about this facility. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to score a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to provide good rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home provided registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Incredibly, we gave this facility a C for our long-term care score, which isn't a bad grade. In our long-term care score, we assess the volume of services offered by a facility, as well as a few qualitative datapoints. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 59.34066 percent of its patients, which is quite a bit lower than we expected. Nevertheless, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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We gave this facility a grade of just D for our nursing rating. Our nursing rating analyzes the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of skill of those nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This place offered just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is well below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. This nursing home fared well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
In our final category of inspections, this nursing home received a horrible grade. We weight this grade more heavily than our other categories. For nursing homes with bad inspection ratings, you should focus on any severe deficiencies found on their recent inspection reports. This particular facility had a deficiency on its inspection report. Fortunately, it was not in one of the categories that suggest that it posed a threat to patient health or safety. Lastly, we also would like to point out that this nursing home received large government fines recently in excess of $50,000. This usually suggests that inspectors became frustrated after multiple years of failed inspections.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Post Nursing & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percent of long-term care residents that have had urinary tract infections. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 4.81% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 94.64% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Post Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.