Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab is located in Ash Flat, Arkansas, a city with a total of 2,856 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This is really as good of a place as you're going to find. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section
Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this nursing home performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes performed as well in this category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its impressive resume, this facility also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, it received a score of A- in the area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. Short-term care scores are crucial for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. It doesn't look like this facility provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final measure we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 6.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The next category we graded was nursing. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a solid grade of B-. This actually proved to be this nursing home's worst area. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses spent with residents, in calculating our score in this area. This facility averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily, which is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality measures we looked at. It scored well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is just as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 2.09% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 95.41% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 12.92 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits 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 Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab, 77.59% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with better rehabilitation.
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