Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation is located in Hemphill, Texas. With an overall grade of B-, this is likely a middle of the pack nursing home. Based on our assessment, there are certainly much worse places out there. Lastly, this nursing home's ownership changed in the last year, so we will need to monitor it to confirm it maintains respectable levels of care.
Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Colostomy Care
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home really excelled in the area of long-term care, where it received a grade of A. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly is often a dangerous health condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
This nursing home also performed well in inspections. It received one of our highest grades in that category with an A-. Inspection ratings are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspections. Places that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's second least favorable score is short-term care, where it received a grade of just D in that category. This is a relatively poor grade. Short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. It looks like this facility was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the measures we looked at. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This definitely wasn't a strength for this facility. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, about half of their residents are able to return home so this is well below average.
This nursing home's least impressive category is nursing, which is the final area we scored. In this category, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. Our nursing category is based on a handful of data points, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This facility averaged a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing ratings. This nursing home performed well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these statistics to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percent of long-term residents which had falls leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that suffered from a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic may be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 4.81% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 94.64% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
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