Shannon Medical Center
2018 Pulliam, San Angelo TX 76903 · (325) 653-6741 · 47.85% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Shannon Medical Center is one of eight available facilities located in San Angelo, Texas. Sporting an overall score of A, this nursing home ended up being on another level than most of the nursing homes in San Angelo. We flat out can not say enough great things about this nursing home. If you look further down this page, you can see this facility's category grades, which are also quite good.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 :
Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection grade. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can offer a facility. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. We were not able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to note the fact that this nursing home performed remarkably in our short-term care category. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. In crafting our short-term care grades, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. It doesn't look like this facility provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. This nursing home performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. It performed as well as just about any facility in this area with 75.2 percent of its residents returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is long-term care. Contributing to its impressive profile, this nursing home also excelled in this category. In fact, we awarded it a of A- for the area. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. One of the factors we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. It doesn't appear that this nursing home provided information about vaccinations. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the final category, this facility also was awarded an excellent nursing grade, with a grade of B+. This completed a first-rate report card. We looked at the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the quantity of time the nurses spent with residents, in determining our rating in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Shannon Medical Center Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better