Located in Alva, Oklahoma, Beadles Nursing Home is the sole nursing home we identified in the city. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the higher-graded nursing homes we assessed. A score of this caliber requires very strong marks across the board. We ranked this nursing home in the 50 best nursing homes in Oklahoma. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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Beadles Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Radiation Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Oklahoma Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Alva, Oklahoma Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Oklahoma Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Alva, Oklahoma Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a favorable overall grade, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our inspection category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an A+ for its long-term care score. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 95.47739 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we graded was short-term care. In this area, where we gave this facility a B-, which wasn't quite as strong as some of its other category scores. Short-term care grades are typically used to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below average.
The next category we scored is nursing. In this category, we gave this nursing home a decent grade of C. This actually is this nursing home's worst area. There are quite a few subcategories within this category. Many of the criteria relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Beadles Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Beadles Nursing Home, 8.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Beadles Nursing Home, 4.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Beadles Nursing Home, 3.64% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Beadles Nursing Home, 13.81% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring 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 subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Beadles Nursing Home, 23.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Beadles Nursing Home, 4.69% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Beadles Nursing Home, 92.54% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Beadles Nursing Home, 14.6% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Beadles Nursing Home, 13.04% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients well-being.
In Beadles Nursing Home, 1.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Beadles Nursing Home, 13.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Beadles Nursing Home, 16.38 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
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