Grace Point is a large facility in El Dorado, Arkansas. This facility is a lower end nursing home. A grade of this caliber indicates we found a few red flags. Based on our analysis, this place may not be the best fit for most people. This nursing home's only redeeming feature is its inspection grade, which we provide more information on below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
While we were not high on this nursing home's overall score, it actually received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received an excellent inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A-. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. This particular nursing home received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's next most favorable score is long-term care, but it still received just a D in that area. This turns out to be a relatively poor grade. For residents in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 97.391304 percent of its residents. To our surprise, this place also keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
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Short-term Care Quality
We gave this nursing home just a D for our short-term care grade. This is not an impressive grade. Our short-term care scores are meaningful for patients in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. As you might expect, we learned that this facility offers far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than a typical nursing home. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final category we scored was nursing, in which this nursing home was given a bottom of the barrel grade here also. Unfortunately, we gave it a lowly F in this category, which is obviously a major concern. The nursing grade assesses quite a few factors, but the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing ratings. This place fared well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these statistics to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grace Point Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grace Point, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grace Point, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of long-term residents who experienced a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grace Point, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay residents who have suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic could also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grace Point, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grace Point, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grace Point, 2.07% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grace Point, 95.87% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grace Point, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grace Point, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
In Grace Point, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grace Point, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grace Point, 77.48% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.
Scores for El Dorado, AR
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? El Dorado, Arkansas has 4 other nursing homes
- Medical Center of South ArkansasAcute Care Hospitals 1.79 miles away700 West Grove Street El Dorado Arkansas 71730Proprietary(870) 863-2000
- Davita - South Arkansas Dialysis -El Dorado1.78 miles away620 W Grove St El Dorado Arkansas 71730CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 36 (870) 862-8788