Senior Care of Jacksonville is one of just three available nursing homes located in Jacksonville, Texas. Sporting an overall score of A-, this is undoubtedly a very strong nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the United States. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Senior Care of Jacksonville
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2020 by Nick Reese
Note: Data for Senior Care of Jacksonville has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
To go along with a strong overall score, we awarded this facility an A for our inspections rating. Inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Nursing grades are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning residents even once per day.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was superb in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A-. Only a select group of facilities received a better grade in this area. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we assessed the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.4709 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we scored was short-term care, in which this nursing home was given a B-. Even though this proved to be its least impressive category score, this is nevertheless not a poor grade. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Senior Care of Jacksonville Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term patients which have suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 4.81% of Patients
This is the percent of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 94.64% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts would argue that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Senior Care of Jacksonville, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements.
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