South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing is a small government-owned nursing home in Athens, Texas. This nursing home received a concerning overall grade of D based on the data we looked at. This facility has very little working in its favor. If you aren't deterred by this nursing home's profile, you can continue reading to learn more about its category grades. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
While we were not high on this nursing home's overall score, it received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received an excellent inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with a grade of A. Our inspection scores are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these inspections. You should especially avoid facilities that have severe deficiencies linked to endangerment of patients. While this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a middle of the road grade in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a C. Long-term care scores are based on the nursing home's quantity of nursing care. This includes a vast range of personal care services, ranging from assistance with activities of daily living to routine medical services. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours was vaccinations. Fortunately, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This place also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the area of short-term care, this facility was given a grade of just D in this category. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This score is often a solid measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Based on its grade in this area, we were not surprised to find that this place was well below average in terms of the number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours offered to its patients based on the measures we looked at. The final statistic we considered in this category is the number of patients who returned home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 5.5 percent of its patients returning home.
The next category we looked at was nursing. It received a lowly F for this category, which is a rock bottom score. There are a number of data points within this area. Many of these factors relate to staffing levels. With only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily, this nursing home's nurse staffing levels were well below the national average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these data points to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced a fall which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint may be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 4.81% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 94.64% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In South Place Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Athens, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Athens, Texas has 3 other nursing homes
- Ut Health East Texas Athens HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.41 miles away2000 South Palestine St Athens Texas 75751Voluntary non-profit - Private(903) 676-1000
- Fresenius Medical Care Henderson County0.42 miles away1220 S Palestine Street Athens Texas 75751Dialysis Stations: 29 (903) 677-8471