Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home in Dardanelle, Arkansas. With an B+ overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the United States. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. This facility was also given phenomenal grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this place also earned top notch government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our higher grades in that category, with an A. Inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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
This facility fared well in our long-term care category. Indeed, we gave it a score of A- for that category, which happens to be one of our highest scores. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place 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 an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received a strong short-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average score of B in this category. Our short-term care scores are presumably more meaningful for individuals in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. It doesn't appear that this nursing home provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
The final area we assessed is nursing. This nursing home was given a strong nursing rating this year, with a grade of B. This facility truly doesn't have any weak areas. Nursing ratings are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are 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, 8.4% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.26% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.36% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.24% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 95.33% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.13% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.57% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.97 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.36 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 78.15% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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