Senior Care of Meadow Creek is in San Angelo, Texas. The city has 103,927 people. Featuring an overall score of A-, this nursing home is one of the higher-rated nursing homes we looked at. Not surprisingly, this turned out to be one of the five highest graded nursing homes in San Angelo. This facility also received consistently good ratings in all of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Senior Care of Meadow Creek
- 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 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
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its superb resume, this facility also performed well in our short-term care area. In fact, it received a grade of A for that area. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 6.9 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. The nursing grade considers several datapoints. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our next area, this nursing home was given a strong long-term care score. While this wasn't quite as strong as a few of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the more favorable grades we offer. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly is often a deadly illness for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Senior Care of Meadow Creek Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 4.66% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 94.73% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand 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 Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Senior Care of Meadow Creek, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for San Angelo, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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