Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation is a small nursing home located in Valley Mills, Texas. This facility was given an A- overall, which is one of our higher scores. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 25 percent of all facilities in the United States. This facility also received consistently good grades in all of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
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Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jan 1, 2019 by Nick Lata
101 W. Avenue E,
Valley Mills TX 76689
Note: Data for Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. In determining our nursing scores, we assess both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home 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 typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a resident at least once a day.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious 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
The next category we assessed is long-term care. Adding to its strong resume, this nursing home also excelled in this category. In fact, it received a of A- in the category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 88.2353 percent of its patients, which is a bit lower than we expected. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was short-term care. This facility was given an impressive nursing rating this year, with a B. While this isn't as good as many of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the more impressive grades for this category. Our short-term care grades are believed to be more meaningful for people needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents which developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents that have had falls which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents which sustained UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 4.84% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 93.69% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Many would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Valley Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.