Located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab is one of six facilities in this city. Featuring an overall score of B-, this is a solid facility. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Fort Smith. One of the major highlights of this facility's profile is its exemplary inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its relatively modest overall score, we gave this facility an A+ for its inspection grade. This grade is far better than the facility's overall grade. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to note that this facility received a strong long-term care grade. In fact, it received one of our most favorable grades in this area with a score of A. 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 we finished looking at the volume of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 96.654274 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life threatening illness for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients 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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This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of C in this category. Our nursing score includes numerous datapoints. The most heavily weighted variable is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This figure is far below average. Lastly, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this facility actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is often an indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was short-term care, which proved to be this nursing home's least impressive area. Unfortunately, we gave it a lowly F in this category, which is certainly concerning. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The last measure we considered in this area is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 3.8 percent of its patients returning home. This was well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which suffer from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients who have sustained a fall which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 2.07% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 95.87% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 12.62 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab, 77.48% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
Scores for Fort Smith, AR
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Fort Smith, Arkansas has 5 other nursing homes
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- Baptist Health - Fort SmithAcute Care Hospitals 2.36 miles away1001 Towson Avenue Fort Smith Arkansas 72901Proprietary(479) 441-4000
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