WILLIAM R COURTNEY TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

WILLIAM R COURTNEY TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME
1424 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR LN
TEMPLE, TX 76504
(254) 791-8280

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Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

97%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 155
  • Certified Beds: 160

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Belton | Moody | Harker Heights

Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1616.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-1016.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.8%
Total Percent:37.4%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1616.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-1012.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-57.3%
Total Percent:36.1%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-107.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-513.5%
Total Percent:23.7%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.3%
Total Percent:2.3%
 

Low Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 45 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Three days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Two services of restorative nursing six days per week
ADL Index Range: 11-160.6%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

Rating Details For William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours26 Minutes51 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours40 Minutes34 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 57 Minutes2 Hours and 6 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 6 Minutes1 Hour and 25 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 3 Minutes3 Hours and 31 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Texas are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityTexas Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination87%88%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%91%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious5%13%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder46%46%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse26%12%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores9%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased27%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination76%79%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season78%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain-16%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%3%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 04/02/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Make Sure That Nurse Aides Show They Have the Skills to Be Able to Care for Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Make Sure That Nurse Aides Show They Have the Skills to Be Able to Care for Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/24/2009
Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/24/2009

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/24/2009

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/13/2009
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/16/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/16/2009

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Give Proper Treatment to Residents with Feeding Tubes to Prevent Problems (Such As Aspiration Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dehydration, Metabolic Abnormalities, Nasal-Pharyngeal Ulcers) and Help Restore Eating Skills, if Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/16/2009

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/23/2009

Resident Rights

Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 01/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/26/2009

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)04/02/2010$975

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Make Sure That Nurse Aides Show They Have the Skills to Be Able to Care for Residents.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/19/2008

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/22/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that William R Courtney Texas State Veterans Home had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 04/02/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 12/12/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Aging and Disability Services - Retrieved 2011