Heartsworth Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation is a large nursing home located in Vinita, Oklahoma. This nursing home turns out to be a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. We ranked this nursing home as one of the 50 best facilities in Oklahoma. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category scores, which are also strong.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
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Historical

One of the reasons this turned out to be a strong nursing home is that it received a very impressive inspection score. Inspections is its best category grade. In that area, we gave it an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. While this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies are not something to panic about.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This facility also received a favorable short-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. This nursing home performed much better in the final datapoint we considered in this area, which was the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. It fared as well as just about any nursing home in Oklahoma in this metric with 58.7 percent of its residents returning home. With most facilities, less than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.

Nurse Quality

B+
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Historical

In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. There are several subcategories included in this grade. Many of the criteria relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This facility provided 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also factored a few quality measures into our nursing grades. This nursing home was relatively weak in two of the major areas we focus on, with below average scores for minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care provided.

Long-term Care Quality

B
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Historical

Switching gears to our final area, this facility was awarded a high-end long-term care grade. This facility didn't turn out to have any weak spots. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 96.33699 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly is often a life or death condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Finally, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. With 1.8 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility was just about middle of the pack in this area.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Heartsworth Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
B-
8.33%
State
B-
9.25%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
C
4.4%
State
B-
4.67%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A-
1.1%
State
B-
4.58%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.

Provider
A
6.28%
State
B-
17.57%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
B+
16.11%
State
B-
26.09%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression may be an indicator worse patient care.

Provider
B
1.27%
State
B
3.66%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B
98.17%
State
B
94.28%
National
B
92.02%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
C
19.32%
State
B
14.12%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' health.

Provider
A-
21.64%
State
B-
14.93%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
C
2.2
State
B-
2.15
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
C
21.64
State
B+
14.93
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.

Provider
B-
11.04
State
B-
13.96
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Provider
B-
66.85%
State
B
68.08%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Saint Francis Hospital Vinita, Inc 1.07 mi
735 North Foreman Street Vinita Oklahoma 74301
(918) 256-7551
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