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Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: C
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Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation's website

955 Division Street,
Malvern AR 72104

(501) 332-6934

52.77% estimated occupancy 1

With an address in Malvern, Arkansas, Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation is one of only three available nursing homes in the city. We awarded this nursing home middle of the road overall score of C. As As it turns out, this proved to be the number one rated nursing home in Malvern. Based on our ratings, this nursing home likely wouldn't be a bad choice. One of the major highlights of this facility's profile is its remarkable nursing rating, which is addressed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

We want to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received a much better grade for nursing than it received overall. In fact, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. There are a host of subcategories within this area. Many of the datapoints are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility also received an impressive short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded them a grade of B+ in that category, which is one of our better. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to assess measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. It does not appear that this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This facilities next best area was long-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in this area. This is basically a middle of the road score in this category. If you are seeking services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care grades. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. This facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Facility Inspections

Grade: F

The last category we assessed was inspections. This nursing home did not receive favorable government inspection reports in recent years. We gave it an F in this category. This dragged down this facility's overall grade significantly. For places with bad inspection grades, you should really focus on any severe deficiencies found on their inspection reports. This facility was assessed 4 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only favorable thing we can say is that none of the deficiencies were in the categories that suggest that they posed a threat to patient safety or health. Finally, we would like to draw your attention to the fact that this facility was assessed significant government fines in recent years in excess of $50,000. This typically signifies that inspectors became fed up after multiple years of failed health inspections.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.09% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High rates of depression could imply a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 95.41% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 12.37% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: F

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 14.1% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Happy Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

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  • National Park Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.54 miles away1910 Malvern Avenue Hot Springs Arkansas 71901Proprietary(501) 321-1000
  • Chi St. Vincent Hospital Hot SpringsAcute Care Hospitals 15.59 miles away300 Werner Street Hot Springs Arkansas 71903Voluntary non-profit - Church(501) 622-1000
  • Levi HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 16.51 miles away300 Prospect Ave Hot Springs Arkansas 71901Voluntary non-profit - Private(501) 624-1281
  • Saline Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.95 miles away#1 Medical Park Drive Benton Arkansas 72015Proprietary(501) 776-6000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Malvern Dialysis1.27 miles away1590 Tanner Rd Malvern Arkansas 72104Dialysis Stations: 26 (501) 332-3000
  • Davita - Ouachita Dialysis14.67 miles away1900 Malvern Ave Ste 102 Hot Springs Arkansas 71901Dialysis Stations: 24 (501) 624-0196
  • Davita - Hot Springs Dialysis15.54 miles away115 Wrights St Ste A Hot Springs Arkansas 71913CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (501) 624-0153
  • Davita - Saline County Dialysis18.41 miles awayGround Level-1200 N Main Ste 2 Benton Arkansas 72015Dialysis Stations: 12 (501) 776-1816
  • Fmcna - Benton19.96 miles away2101 Congo Rd Benton Arkansas 72015Dialysis Stations: 16 (501) 776-1418