Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab is a facility in Pleasanton, Texas, which has a total of 14,102 people. This proved to be a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. With no elite nursing homes in the city, this proved to be the highest rated nursing home in Pleasanton. This place is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 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
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall rating, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded it a grade of A for this area, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS did not deem 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
Another one of this nursing home's impressive category grades came in the area of long-term care. We awarded them one of our stronger scores in that category, with a score of B+. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. The nursing score weighs quite a few subcategories, most of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving residents more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we scored is short-term care, where this facility was awarded a grade of B-. Even though this turned out to be its worst category grade, this is still not a major area of concern. In crafting our short-term care scores, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to create a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 94.73% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pleasanton North Nursing and Rehab, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.