Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen is one of seven available nursing homes located in Harlingen, Texas. This proved to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. This turned out to be one of the three highest rated nursing homes in Harlingen. We were also pleased to find that this facility didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a great overall score, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the facility's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for this area, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other achievements is its dominant long-term care grade. We awarded them one of our most favorable grades in that area, with a grade of A-. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.69136 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is short-term care. This nursing home received a favorable short-term care score, with a B in this area. Our short-term care ratings are thought to be most important for residents requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the number of residents who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Switching gears to our fourth area, this facility was given a decent nursing grade of C. When computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses commit to residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This place averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which is a very low figure. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually an indicator that a place has quality controls in place.
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, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 4.81% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 94.64% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Retama Manor Nursing Center/Harlingen, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements.
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-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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