Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation is a senior living facility located in Glenwood, Arkansas, a city with 4,821 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this facility in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the United States. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this place. If you scroll down, you can see this place's category grades, which are also impressive.
Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
615 Mountain View Road,
Glenwood AR 71943
53.25% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to faring well overall, this nursing home received an excellent inspection report. As a result, it received one of our best grades in this category with an A. Inspection ratings are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its first-rate profile, this nursing home also was awarded a dominant short-term care grade, with a grade of A-. Short-term care grades are often used to score a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to have quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately returned home 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
This facility also was awarded a high-end long-term care grade. Indeed, this turned out to be this nursing home's third best category score. In that category, this facility received a score of A-. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The next area we rated was nursing. This nursing home received a better than average nursing grade this year, with a B. Although this isn't nearly as strong as a few of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of the more impressive scores for this area. In computing a facility's nursing rating, we look at the number of hours nurses spend with patients and the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Arkansas in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident at least once a day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who experienced UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 2.07% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 95.87% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.62 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 77.48% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.