Whitehall Rehab & Nursing is one of just three available facilities located in Crockett, Texas. This facility received an A- overall, which is a very strong grade. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all nursing homes nationally. This nursing home also received consistently good grades in each of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about these categories is available below.
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Whitehall Rehab & Nursing
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 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
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this nursing home performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that CMS didn't consider 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
Adding to its high-end profile, this facility also was given a superb long-term care grade, with a grade of A. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. The nursing rating includes quite a few datapoints, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we graded was short-term care. We gave this nursing home one of our better grades in that area, with a B. Although this is not as dominant as several of its other scores, it is still a positive grade. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. 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 all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Whitehall Rehab & Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 2.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 0.63% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which experienced falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. However, this datapoint may be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 6.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 18.88% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 0.67% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 100% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 13.99% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 16.59% of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 16.59% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 19.86% of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Whitehall Rehab & Nursing, 94.72% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.