Summer Meadows is one of nine available nursing homes located in Longview, Texas. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the best grades we offer. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it substantially ahead of the overwhelming majority of the nursing homes in Longview. If you look further down this page, you can see this facility's category grades, which appear to be equally impressive as its overall rating.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our long-term care category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Nursing grades are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed was short-term care. Adding to its superb profile, this facility also excelled in this area. In fact, it received a grade of of A- in that area. Our short-term care grades are critical for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a wide spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Finally, this nursing home also earned a virtually flawless government inspection. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. With this impressive grade, this place is one of the few facilities in Texas to earn straight A's. Our inspection grades are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Summer Meadows Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Summer Meadows, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Summer Meadows, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term residents which suffered a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Summer Meadows, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Summer Meadows, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients which are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Summer Meadows, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Summer Meadows, 4.66% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Summer Meadows, 94.73% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Summer Meadows, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Summer Meadows, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Summer Meadows, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Summer Meadows, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Summer Meadows, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Summer Meadows, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Longview, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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