Dermott City Nursing Home is a small government-owned nursing home in Dermott, Arkansas. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack grade. You could definitely do worse than this nursing home. One of the highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.
Dermott City Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
This facility earned an inspection grade which is better than its overall rating. Inspection ratings are associated with the facility's recent health inspections. We awarded this nursing home a very solid grade of B in this area. Our inspection ratings are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should 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. Based on this, we still had favorable view of this nursing home's inspections.
We also awarded this facility a favorable grade in nursing. This facility earned a grade of B in this category, which is one of our better grades. Our nursing rating is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best category is its long-term care score, where it received a grade of B-. For residents seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were a bit alarmed this facility provided the vaccine to just 85.416664 percent of its residents. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our final area, this facility received a decent short-term care score of C. In the area of short-term care, we try to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. In this nursing home's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than a typical facility. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dermott City Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents who developed pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that sustained falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 2.09% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 95.41% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is important for patients well-being.
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 12.92 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 77.59% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements.
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