Crestpark Helena is an average-sized facility located in Helena, Arkansas. With an overall grade of A-, this facility ended up being one of the 25 best facilities in Arkansas. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong with this nursing home. This place also received consistently good grades in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about its category grades is available below.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this facility also excelled in nursing, where it received an A. Our nursing grade focuses on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a strong short-term care grade. Indeed, this is this facility's second most impressive category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A-. Short-term care grades are typically employed to score a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Another impressive feature of this nursing home is its inspection rating. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a score of A-. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is long-term care. We gave this nursing home one of our higher scores in this category, with a grade of B. Even though this is not as favorable as many of its other scores, it is still a positive score. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a dangerous illness for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crestpark Helena Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crestpark Helena, 14.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percent of long-term care patients that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crestpark Helena, 1.91% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents which have experienced falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crestpark Helena, 4.64% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crestpark Helena, 13.73% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crestpark Helena, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crestpark Helena, 0% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crestpark Helena, 100% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crestpark Helena, 6.82% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crestpark Helena, 1.71% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Crestpark Helena, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crestpark Helena, 1.71% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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