Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen is an average-sized nursing home located in Harlingen, Texas. We gave this facility an overall grade of B. A score of this caliber requires respectable scores in most areas. In fact, we found this facility to be better than most of the nursing homes in Harlingen, which has a city grade of B-. This place was better in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
820 Camelot Dr,
Harlingen TX 78550
100.26% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place is a quality facility is that it received an impressive inspection grade. Inspections turned out to be its best category. In this area, we awarded it an A. Our inspection scores are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility received impressive marks in the category of long-term care as well. Indeed, we awarded it one of our most dominant scores in that area with a area of A-. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. After we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 99.6875 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not take any chances. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.91 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next best area we awarded this facility in any category came in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a B-. Our short-term care grade is often employed to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation In order to provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have better levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. When we looked at this facility's physical therapist hours, we found it offered more hours of physical therapy per day to its residents than most nursing homes. Finally, we considered the number of residents who returned home from this facility. It fared better than most nursing homes in the country in this area with 53.7 percent of its residents returning home.
Moving on to the next category, this facility was awarded a respectable nursing score of B-. The nursing rating is based on quite a few subcategories, but the main consideration is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. Based on the CMS data, this nursing home offers 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based measures, such as minimizing major falls. This facility performed admirably in this statistic.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 7.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care residents which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 3.3% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 1.63% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 22.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 4.7% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 95.06% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 17.37% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 17.98% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 17.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 66.67% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Harlingen, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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