Crestpark Forrest City is an average-sized facility in Forrest City, Arkansas. This is a very respectable nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable grade. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card was its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Crestpark Forrest City
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
500 Kittle Rd,
Forrest City AR 72335
45.9% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home received a strong long-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our higher scores in that category with a score of B+. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. In computing a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients and the level of skill of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Our next area is short-term care, in which we awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this area. In crafting our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crestpark Forrest City Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crestpark Forrest City, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crestpark Forrest City, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crestpark Forrest City, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crestpark Forrest City, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crestpark Forrest City, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients which were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crestpark Forrest City, 2.07% of Patients
This is the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crestpark Forrest City, 95.87% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crestpark Forrest City, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
In Crestpark Forrest City, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
- Forrest City Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.54 miles away1601 Newcastle Road Forrest City Arkansas 72335Proprietary(870) 261-0000
- Crossridge Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 14.04 miles away310 South Falls Boulevard Wynne Arkansas 72396Voluntary non-profit - Private(870) 238-3300
- Davita - Forrest City1.06 miles away1501 N Washington St Forrest City Arkansas 72335Dialysis Stations: 12 (870) 494-4022
- Fmcna - St Francis County Dialysis2.32 miles away210 Barrow Hill Rd Forrest City Arkansas 72335CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (870) 630-6484
- St Bernards-Wynne14.09 miles away310 S Falls Blvd PO Box 590 Wynne Arkansas 72396Dialysis Stations: 12 (870) 208-1170