With an address in Texarkana, Arkansas, Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of a mere three available facilities there. This is a well below average nursing home, with an overall grade of D. Texarkana received a city grade of B-, so there are other options in the city worth looking at. The best thing we can really say about this nursing home is that it did not receive any F's in any of the categories we assessed. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- 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 - Limited Liability company
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
While we did not rate this nursing home favorably overall, we want to point out its relatively favorable inspections in recent years. We gave it a B in this area, which was much better than its overall score. Inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important thing to look for on these inspections. You should especially avoid nursing homes with severe deficiencies associated with risks to resident well being. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next most favorable area is long-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in this area. This is essentially a slightly below average grade in this category. For patients seeking a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. We were optimistic to learn that this facility vaccinated 98.73817 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
We awarded this nursing home just a D for our short-term care rating. This is not one of our better scores. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This score is generally a fair assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Given its grade in this category, we weren't stunned to learn that this facility is well below average in terms of the quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the figures we looked at. Frankly, this was what we expected here. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit off the national average.
The final area we graded was nursing, which turned out to be this nursing home's worst area. We gave this nursing home a D in this category. In computing our nursing grades, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing ratings. This place performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these statistics to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Closer supervision can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.09% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 95.41% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
- Wadley Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.65 miles away1000 Pine Street Texarkana Texas 75501Physician(903) 798-8000
- Christus St Michael Health SystemAcute Care Hospitals 4.27 miles away2600 St Michael Dr Texarkana Texas 75504Voluntary non-profit - Church(903) 614-1000
- Little River Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 18.36 miles away451 West Locke Street Ashdown Arkansas 71822Voluntary non-profit - Private(870) 898-5011
- Davita - Miller County Dialysis0.71 miles away816 East St Texarkana Arkansas 71854CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (870) 772-2756
- Vamana, Inc1.05 miles away422 Beech St Texarkana Arkansas 71854Dialysis Stations: 11 (870) 773-1111
- Texarkana Regional Dialysis4.37 miles away5502 Medical Parkway Dr. Texarkana Texas 75503CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 34 (903) 832-9771