Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land is located in Houston, Texas, which is among the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation. Featuring an overall rating of A-, we found this facility to be one of the top ten nursing homes in Houston. An overall score in this range is a reliable indication of top-shelf facility. Based on our assessment, you can not go wrong with this nursing home. This facility also received very consistent grades in all four of our categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
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Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing scores are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Turning to inspections, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's recent inspections. We awarded it an A for that category. Inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. We weren't able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without having deficiency related data for this nursing home, it is difficult to assess it in the inspections category.
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Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was awarded favorable long-term care grades this year. In fact, we gave them one of our more favorable scores in that category, with a score of B+. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 93.9314 percent of its residents, which is better than most nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we scored was short-term care, in which this facility was awarded a B. Although this ended up being its least impressive category grade, this is nevertheless an impressive rating. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who developed 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 Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients that sustained a fall leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 17.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 13.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 0% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 92.89% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 12.27% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 13.85% of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Richard A. Anderson (State of Texas Veterans Land, 13.85% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Scores for Houston, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- 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 B-plus
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