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 third of all facilities in the country. Based on our assessment, you can't go wrong with this facility. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category ratings, which are also strong.
Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
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Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home received a grade of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
This facility has earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility received a favorable short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that category with a score of B+. In our short-term care assessment, we strive to create a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze a facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 4.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The last category we looked at is nursing, in which this nursing home was awarded a B. This actually ended up being this facility's weakest category. A nursing home could be doing a lot worse when their lowest grade still is superior to most facilities. Our nursing score is based on numerous subcategories. The most important variable is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. 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 nursing home 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 2.09% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 95.41% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 12.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glenwood Health and Rehabilitation, 77.59% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.