River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy is located in Clinton, Oklahoma, a city with 10,299 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A score in this range requires above average scores in most areas. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively insignificant. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
This facility received high grades in the area of nursing as well. In fact, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Nursing ratings are largely based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility's next best area ended up being its long-term care score, where it was given a grade of B-. With our long-term care grade, we assess the sheer quantity of care provided by a facility, along with a series of qualitative statistics. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. This place also excelled at keeping 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.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a decent score in that category, with a grade of B-. Although this was not as high as many of its other scores, it is nevertheless not a terrible score. Our short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 8.97% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 4.39% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients who experienced falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term care patients which experienced a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 14.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 24.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 3.91% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 92.49% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 14.12% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 14.93% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 1.77 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 14.93 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 14.86 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In River Valley Skilled Nursing & Therapy, 71.57% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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