Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home in Dardanelle, Arkansas. This is a fine facility. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. Based on our analysis, this place looks like a good fit for most people. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2199 State Hwy 7 North,
Dardanelle AR 72834
80.36% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a strong overall score as described above, but we especially want to point out its nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area generally have few of these severe deficiencies. 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
An additional quality feature for this nursing home is that it was awarded an impressive long-term care grade. Indeed, this wound up being its second best category score. In this category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed was short-term care. This facility was awarded an impressive short-term care score, with a grade of B in this area. Short-term care grades are often employed to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to have quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final metric we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The next area we scored was nursing. We gave it a grade of C in this category. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this category. Nursing grades are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This place provides only 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a somewhat alarming figure which is well below average. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this place performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is often an indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who had a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.07% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression. High rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 95.87% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical health.
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.62 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 77.48% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements.
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