William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home is one of a host of nursing home options you can choose from in Temple, Texas. With an overall score of A-, this is clearly an impressive nursing home. In fact, this is better than most of the nursing homes in Temple, which has a strong selection of facilities. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card was its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section
William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - State
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great facility overall, it also received A+ inspections recently. Its inspections were virtually flawless. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Nursing grades are largely tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a impressive long-term care score. Indeed, this is this facility's third best category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A-. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 90.7258 percent of its residents. This is a few points below what we were hoping for but still a decent figure. 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 less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this facility was awarded a strong short-term care score. Even though this was not as elite as a few of its other grades, this remains one of our more impressive grades we offer. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is considered to be a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. It doesn't look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 94.73% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Temple, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Temple, Texas has 9 other nursing homes
- Baylor Scott & White Clinic - TempleAcute Care Hospitals 1.39 miles away2401 S 31st St Temple Texas 76508Voluntary non-profit - Private(254) 724-2111