Beaver County Nursing Home is in Beaver, Oklahoma. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A score in this range requires some decent scores. In our view, this facility should be a good fit for most people. The best part of this nursing home's profile is is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Beaver County Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
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It should also be noted that this facility's inspection rating outpaced its overall grade. In fact, we gave it a B+ for its inspections grade, which is a very solid score. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a favorable grade in long-term care. This nursing home earned a B in this category, which turns out to be one of our better scores. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.23664 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, 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
The third highest area we gave this facility in any area came in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of B-. With our short-term care score, we attempt to create a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
The next area we scored is nursing. We awarded it a C in that category. This is a fair grade in this area. Nursing grades are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This place provides only 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a somewhat alarming figure which is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. In fact, it performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Beaver County Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 4.58% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 3.45% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 13.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are used to treat patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 3.83% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may reveal a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 92.26% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 14.52% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Some believe that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 16.45% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Beaver County Nursing Home, 16.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
- Beaver County Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.03 miles away212 East 8th Street Beaver Oklahoma 73932Government - Hospital District or Authority(580) 625-4551