The Plaza at Edgemere Health Care is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Dallas, Texas. This nursing home proved to be an A+ facility. Being awarded an A+ in our rating scheme requires superb scores across the board. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it substantially ahead of the vast majority of the facilities in Dallas. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary profile is its inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.

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Non profit - Corporation

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home has received near flawless inspections recently. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite insignificant. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to offering elite levels of nursing care and other staffing, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.870056 percent of its residents. This percentage is also much higher than the majority of nursing homes. This combination proved to be effective as this place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 1.57 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of A. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. In our short-term care rating, we seek to forge a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. This place is above the national average both in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that it fared better than most nursing homes in the country with 55.2 percent of its residents returning home.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In the final category we analyzed, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A in our nursing category. With this score, the facility completed a straight A profile. Our nursing grade is primarily associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This place provided 6.1 hours of nursing care per resident daily, which is among the highest totals in the country. A significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the most skilled levels of nurses. We were very impressed by both of these statistics. On top of looking at levels of nursing care, we also looked at a few quality measures in determining our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these data points as good measures of the quality of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
C
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

The Plaza at Edgemere Health Care Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.

Provider
D
11.56%
State
B
7.46%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.

Provider
B-
3.95%
State
B
3.37%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.22%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Provider
B+
11.3%
State
B+
12.37%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
A-
14.18%
State
B-
23.38%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.

Provider
B-
3.49%
State
B+
2.92%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
B-
95.66%
State
B
92.34%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.

Provider
A+
7.2%
State
B-
17.2%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
D
8.49%
State
B
18.24%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
C
2.13
State
B-
1.92
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Provider
A
8.49
State
B
18.24
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A
4.9
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
A
86.49%
State
C
61.02%
National
B
68.04%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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