West Rest Haven is an average-sized nursing home located in West, Texas. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a solid rating. Based on the data we reviewed, there are certainly far worse places out there. One of the best aspects of this facility's profile is its remarkable inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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West Rest Haven
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this place also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our inspection grades are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
We also would like to point out that this facility was awarded a strong long-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it one of our most favorable scores in that category with a score of A. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.71591 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home 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 an impressively low figure.
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Moving on to another strength for this facility, it also earned an elite nursing score. We gave this facility an D. We weighed the skill-level of nurses at the nursing home, as well as the number of hours the nurses worked with patients, in determining our rating in this category. This particular place provided a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This figure is far below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing ratings. This place fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, this nursing home didn't perform very well. Due to a poor grade of F in short-term care, this is this nursing home's weakest category. In computing our short-term care scores, we analyze a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is often a solid measure of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.7 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
West Rest Haven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In West Rest Haven, 7.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In West Rest Haven, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In West Rest Haven, 1.52% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In West Rest Haven, 10.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In West Rest Haven, 22.67% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In West Rest Haven, 4.84% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In West Rest Haven, 93.69% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In West Rest Haven, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In West Rest Haven, 13.47% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In West Rest Haven, 1.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In West Rest Haven, 13.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In West Rest Haven, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In West Rest Haven, 66.29% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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