Ridgecrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Forney, Texas. This nursing home received an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average rating. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this nursing home. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to being a great nursing home overall, it also received A+ government inspections in recent years. Its inspections are nearly perfect. Arguably the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This facility received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to be an immediate 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

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to this facility's list of strengths, it also was given a fine long-term care grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the impressive level of care provided by nurses and other staff at this facility, we also were impressed by the nursing home's record for vaccinations. This nursing home gave the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.18 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes.

Nurse Quality

B
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Historical

In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. The nursing score is based on several factors, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. With 4.2 hours of nursing care per patient each day, this place surpassed the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. For example, it fared as well as any nursing home the state in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as good indicators of the quality of nursing care offered.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: BJun 19: B+Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The next area we analyzed was short-term care. We gave this nursing home a decent grade in that category, with a grade of B-. Although this isn't as high as some of its other scores, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this facility and discovered this was this facility's strongest datapoint within this area. We found that it performed well in this area with 61.8 percent of its residents returning home. Most nursing homes are below 50 percent in this metric.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
State:
C
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Ridgecrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
A+
2.45%
State
B
7.46%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.

Provider
A
1.04%
State
B
3.37%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.22%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Provider
A+
3.08%
State
B+
12.37%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B
20.38%
State
B-
23.38%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
B
2.16%
State
B+
2.92%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
92.34%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.

Provider
A
9.23%
State
B-
17.2%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
F
5.56%
State
B
18.24%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.

Provider
A-
1.33
State
B-
1.92
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
A+
5.56
State
B
18.24
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
10.11
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.

Provider
A+
91.22%
State
C
61.02%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Sunnyvale 7.37 mi
231 South Collins Road Sunnyvale Texas 75182
(972) 892-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall 9.19 mi
3150 Horizon Road Rockwall Texas 75032
(469) 698-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Dallas Regional Medical Center 9.22 mi
1011 North Galloway Avenue Mesquite Texas 75149
(214) 320-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Lake Pointe 11.94 mi
6800 Scenic Dr Rowlett Texas 75088
(972) 412-2273
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman 13.37 mi
850 Ed Hall Kaufman Texas 75142
(972) 932-7200
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
City Hospital at White Rock 16.21 mi
9440 Poppy Dr Dallas Texas 75218
(214) 324-6100
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Baylor Scott and White Heart and Vascular Hospital 19.78 mi
621 North Hall Street Dallas Texas 75226
(214) 820-0670
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Baylor University Medical Center 19.81 mi
3500 Gaston Ave Dallas Texas 75246
(214) 820-0111
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church

Nearby Dialysis

Usrc Sunnyvale, LLC 7.55 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
220 S Collins Rd Sunnyvale Texas 75182
(972) 201-2767
Liberty Dialysis - Rockwall 9.74 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
2850 Ridge Road Suite 112 Rockwall Texas 75032
(972) 961-4336
Fmc Dialysis Services Terrell 9.96 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
351 South Virginia Ave, Suite 300 Terrell Texas 75160
(972) 524-9990
Balch Springs Dialysis 10.08 mi
CMS Rating: 1 stars
Dialysis Stations: 13
12001 Elam Road Balch Springs Texas 75180
(972) 913-8767
Davita Dialysis Care of Mesquite 10.1 mi
Dialysis Stations: 25
2110 N Galloway Ave Ste 102 Mesquite Texas 75150
(972) 329-1036
Rockwall Dialysis Center 10.19 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
2346 Greencrest Blvd Rockwall Texas 75087
(972) 722-4781
Liberty Dialysis - Mesquite 10.42 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
3330 North Galloway Avenue Suite 160 Mesquite Texas 75150
(214) 989-4110
Metro East Dialysis Center 10.46 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 28
909 Gross Rd Suite 200 Mesquite Texas 75149
(972) 288-1060