Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility is a small government-owned nursing home located in Sells, Arizona. With an overall score of A-, this nursing home is among the more impressive facilities we looked at. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. This facility also received phenomenal grades in all of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Federal
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great facility is that it received a very impressive short-term care grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A. Our short-term care grade is typically used to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a impressive long-term care score. Indeed, this is this nursing home's second strongest category grade. In that area, this facility received a grade of A-. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Racking up another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it earned an A-. Our inspection grades account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors 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.
In the last category we looked at, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A- in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. Our nursing score analyzes the facility's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 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 many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 8.99% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 1.4% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 11.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 17.9% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 3.74% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 74.57% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 12.93% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 15.66% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Archie Hendricks Senior Skilled Nursing Facility, 15.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.