The Gardens of Bellaire is a facility in Bellaire, Texas. The city has a total of 17,491 people. Featuring an overall rating of A, this nursing home is ranked among the highest-graded nursing homes we looked at. We were impressed enough to rank this facility as one of the top 50 nursing homes in Texas. We also gave this facility strong ratings in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
The Gardens of Bellaire
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Aug 1, 2021 by Nick Lata
Note: Data for The Gardens of Bellaire has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Texas Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Texas Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We gave them a grade of A+ in this category. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
This facility has earned near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this area. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our next category, this facility was awarded an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- in this category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is too frequently a deadly health condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Switching gears to the last category, this facility also performed admirably in our nursing category. We awarded it a B+ for this area. This completed a very strong report card. We weighed the licensure of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours those nurses worked with patients, in determining our rating in this category. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving a patient even once per day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Gardens of Bellaire Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffer from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients which had a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay patients which are administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 4.81% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 94.64% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Gardens of Bellaire, 66.86% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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