Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a facility located in Stephenville, Texas, a city with a population of 26,549 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A grade of this caliber requires some solid scores. You can definitely do worse than this place. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home was consistent in all of the other areas we looked at. More information about its category grades is available below.
Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
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 Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A. Few facilities performed better in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a respectable grade in the category of short-term care, with a grade of B-. In determining our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is typically a useful assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.3 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facilities third best area was long-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in this area. This is basically a middle of the pack grade in this area. Our long-term care grade assesses a facility's personal care instead of the highly skilled nursing or healthcare services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 91.666664 percent of its residents. This is slightly lower than we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Our last area is nursing, where we gave this nursing home a B- in that area. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with residents. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a low total compared with most other nursing homes. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these areas to be good measures of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients which have experienced UTI's. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents which are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 4.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 94.64% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.67 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. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lonestar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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