Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation is in Sulphur Springs, Texas, a city with 24,385 people. This facility was awarded an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Sulphur Springs, which is admittedly a little below average nationally. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this is a decent facility is it earned a very favorable inspection score. In this area, we gave this nursing home a B+. Inspection ratings are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's next highest category turned out to be its long-term care score, where it was awarded a grade of B-. If you are looking for services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care scores. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. We were optimistic to find that this facility vaccinated 99.55947 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This place also excelled at keeping its residents 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next most favorable category we gave this nursing home in any area came in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of B-. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the measures we assessed. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 5.5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.
The final category we analyzed was nursing, which turned out to be a weak spot for this nursing home. We gave this nursing home a grade of D in our nursing category. There are a number of subcategories within this grade. Many of the subcategories relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This place fared well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care residents that are suffering from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who have suffered a fall resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited 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 Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 4.81% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many believe this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 94.64% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical health.
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sulphur Springs Health and Rehabilitation, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Sulphur Springs, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- 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 B-plus
Looking for more options? Sulphur Springs, Texas has 3 other nursing homes
- Christus Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur SpringsAcute Care Hospitals 0.19 miles away115 Airport Rd Sulphur Springs Texas 75482Proprietary(903) 885-7671
- Renal Care Group Sulphur Springs0.27 miles away1401 Medical Dr Sulphur Springs Texas 75482Dialysis Stations: 16 (903) 885-3900