With an address in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Craighead Nursing Center is one of four available facilities there. This nursing home turns out to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of C. Based on our assessment, there are certainly much worse nursing homes out there. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's profile is its remarkable inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
Craighead Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this facility outperformed its overall score in the category of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our highest scores in this category with an A. Inspection scores are based on several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given its second most favorable category score in the category of long-term care. We awarded this facility a B- in this area, which is a respectable score. Our long-term care grade focuses on a facility's personal care instead of the highly skilled nursing or healthcare services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 98.1982 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the area of short-term care, this nursing home was given just a D in that area. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Given its grade in this category, we weren't surprised to find that this facility was well below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours offered to its patients based on the figures we assessed. Honestly, this was what we expected here. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these poor statistics was damning for this facility's short-term care score.
The last area we assessed is nursing, which turned out to be a low point for this facility. We awarded this facility a grade of just D in the area of nursing. There are a number of data points within this category. Most of the data points relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This place averaged just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is an alarmingly low total. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing ratings. This facility performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Craighead Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Craighead Nursing Center, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Craighead Nursing Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Craighead Nursing Center, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Craighead Nursing Center, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Craighead Nursing Center, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Craighead Nursing Center, 2.09% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Craighead Nursing Center, 95.41% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Craighead Nursing Center, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Craighead Nursing Center, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Some experts argue that mobility is vital to patients well-being.
In Craighead Nursing Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Craighead Nursing Center, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Jonesboro, AR
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Jonesboro, Arkansas has 3 other nursing homes
- St Bernards Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.11 miles away225 E Jackson Jonesboro Arkansas 72401Voluntary non-profit - Private(870) 972-4100
- Nea Baptist Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.44 miles away4800 East Johnson Avenue Jonesboro Arkansas 72401Voluntary non-profit - Private(870) 972-7000
- Nea Baptist Clinic - Middlefield2.38 miles away3005 Middlefield Jonesboro Arkansas 72401Dialysis Stations: 15 (870) 934-5705
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