Dermott City Nursing Home is a small nursing home located in Dermott, Arkansas. It looks like this is a very respectable nursing home. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable grade. You could definitely do much worse than this nursing home. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card is its short-term care score. We discuss short-term care in the next paragraph
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Dermott City Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
One of the reasons this proved to be a quality facility is it received a very impressive short-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be its best category. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a B+. In our short-term care rating, we endeavor to forge a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the number of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of B+. The nursing rating consists of quite a few datapoints, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 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 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 frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it excelled in inspections, with a grade of B in that category. Our inspection scores are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category typically 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we assessed is long-term care. This facility was given a B- in the area. In determining our long-term care ratings, we look at the assistance with daily living received by the nursing home's patients. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.37107 percent of its patients. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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, 8.51% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 3.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 2.61% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 16.44% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 14.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 0% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients showing symptoms of depression. Many believe this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dermott City Nursing Home, 97.3% 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, 37.19% 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, 11.96% 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, 0.03 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, 11.96% 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, 11.93% of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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