General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott is a senior living facility located in Piggott, Arkansas. This city has 5,127 people. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack rating. At the end of the day, this facility ought to be a solid choice for most people. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott
- 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
- Non profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
This facility earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its excellent health inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection ratings. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. This particular nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a strong score in short-term care. This facility received a B in this area, which is one of our more favorable grades. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a decent score in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a C. Our long-term care grade is often used to score a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing more on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. We were pleased to find that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Switching gears to the fourth area, this facility was awarded a C for nursing, which is an acceptable grade. Our nursing rating includes quite a few data points, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place actually fared better in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 8.4% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 4.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term patients which have experienced a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 2.26% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 12.36% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 21.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 2.24% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 95.33% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 12.13% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 10.57% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 1.97 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 10.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, 13.36 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
- Piggott Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.57 miles away216 East Main Street Piggott Arkansas 72454Government - Local(870) 598-3881