Greenhurst Nursing Center is a nursing home in Charleston, Arkansas. The city has 4,999 people. Sporting an overall rating of B, this appears to be a very respectable facility. This place definitely has plenty of good features. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile was its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
Greenhurst Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this place also earned top notch inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our best scores in this category, with an A. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. We were not able to locate deficiency data for this facility. We would like to have more data for this nursing home. Without having all of the deficiency data, it ended up being a challenge to assess this facility in the inspections category.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its short-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. Short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it received a grade of B. It outperformed most facilities in this category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Switching gears to the final area, this nursing home was given an acceptable nursing grade of B-. The nursing grade assesses quite a few data points, most of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This figure is far below the national average. Finally, while this facility got docked a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in some of our quality metrics. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed remarkably well in this subcategory.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Greenhurst Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are typically prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 2.09% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 95.41% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 12.92 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Greenhurst Nursing Center, 77.59% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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