Bentley Healthcare is located in Texarkana, Arkansas. Sporting an overall rating of B-, this looks like a middle of the pack nursing home. Based on our ratings, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of many people. The best part of this facility's profile is is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to having a decent overall grade, we also wanted to note that this facility received favorable nursing marks this year. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a B+. This proved to be the facility's top score. The nursing category assesses several subcategories, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a positive score in short-term care. This nursing home received a B in this area, which is one of our more favorable grades. Short-term care ratings are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. It doesn't appear that this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final item we considered in this area is the percentage of residents that were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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This facility also received favorable government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. This grade is also better than the facility's overall score. Inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. This place received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to resident health or safety. A few minor dings are not necessarily something to panic about.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed is long-term care. We gave it a B- in that area. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this area. If you are seeking anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care grades. Once we finished looking at the volume of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were pleased to learn that this nursing home vaccinates 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. This nursing home was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bentley Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bentley Healthcare, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bentley Healthcare, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bentley Healthcare, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents which have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this datapoint could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bentley Healthcare, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bentley Healthcare, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bentley Healthcare, 2.07% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bentley Healthcare, 95.87% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bentley Healthcare, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bentley Healthcare, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who retained mobility levels.
In Bentley Healthcare, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bentley Healthcare, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bentley Healthcare, 12.62 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
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