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Updated Apr 1, 2020 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: F
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: B-Apr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FApr 20: F
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502 West Pennington,
Ola AR 72853

(479) 489-5237

36.75% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Deerview has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Note: Deerview has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Deerview is a small nursing home located in Ola, Arkansas. We gave this facility an F, which is definitely concerning in our grading scheme. In our view, you would be better off to avoid of this nursing home. Finally, we were surprised to learn that this nursing home earned a decent score in our nursing category. We provide additional information about this category below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-minus

Although we graded this nursing home extremely poorly overall, it received a fairly respectable nursing rating this year. We gave it a B- in that area. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours the nurses were with patients, in calculating our score in this area. This facility averages just 0.5 hours of nursing care per patient each day, which is a very low figure. Finally, our nursing grades also consider quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this facility performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is usually a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a nursing home supplies enough nurses aids to assist its patients.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

Sadly, this facility's next highest category is long-term care. As it turns out, with a grade of D in this area, it still fared somewhat badly. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 91.47287 percent of its patients, which is slightly less than we were hoping for. Surprisingly, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: D

Unfortunately, this nursing home's third highest score was short-term care. However, with a grade of D in this category, it still fared relatively poorly. Short-term care grades are generally employed to judge a facility's rehabilitation services To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. Considering its score in this category, we were not surprised to find that this place is well below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the figures we assessed. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that just 1.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: F

The last category we assessed is inspections. This facility didn't receive favorable government inspections in recent years. Consequently, we had to give it an F in this category. We would advise paying close attention to any deficiencies on a nursing home's inspection reports when it receives this poor of an inspection score. We recommend you pay close attention to the level of severity of those deficiencies. This particular nursing home was hit with 6 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only positive thing we found is that none of the deficiencies were in the categories that suggest that they posed a risk to patient safety or health. Lastly, this nursing home was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. This is generally a really bad sign. We would never recommend this facility.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18May 23

Deerview Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Deerview, 8.4% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Deerview, 4.03% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Deerview, 2.26% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Deerview, 12.36% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Deerview, 21.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Deerview, 2.24% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may be an indicator lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Deerview, 95.33% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Deerview, 12.13% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Deerview, 10.57% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: C

In Deerview, 1.97 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Deerview, 10.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Deerview, 13.36 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Chambers Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.18 miles away719 Detroit Street Danville Arkansas 72833Voluntary non-profit - Private(479) 495-2241
  • Dardanelle HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 13.47 miles away200 North Third Street Dardanelle Arkansas 72834Proprietary(479) 229-4677
  • St Marys Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.68 miles away1808 West Main Street Russellville Arkansas 72801Proprietary(479) 968-2841

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - River Valley Dialysis17.63 miles away3121 W Second Ct Russellville Arkansas 72801CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (479) 968-4687