Windsor Atrium is a facility in Harlingen, Texas. The city has a population of 87,263 people. It looks like this is a fine nursing home. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a favorable score. This should be on your short list in Harlingen as we rated it as one of the top three nursing homes in the city. Fortunately, this facility didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Inspection scores are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility also was given favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we gave it one of our higher scores in that area, with a score of B+. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Does this page answer your questions about Windsor Atrium?
Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of B. It performed more favorably than most nursing homes in this area. Our short-term care ratings are probably more critical for those needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not just nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 6.3 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The last area we assessed is nursing. We gave this facility a grade of C in that category. Our nursing rating is mostly associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This place provides only 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a somewhat discouraging figure which is well below average. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this facility actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is generally a good indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Windsor Atrium Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Windsor Atrium, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Windsor Atrium, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Windsor Atrium, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Windsor Atrium, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Windsor Atrium, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Windsor Atrium, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could imply a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Windsor Atrium, 94.73% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Windsor Atrium, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Windsor Atrium, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Windsor Atrium, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Windsor Atrium, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Windsor Atrium, 11.87 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 Windsor Atrium, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Harlingen, TX
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Harlingen, Texas has 6 other nursing homes