Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a senior living facility in Hope, Arkansas, a city with 16,745 people. We awarded this nursing home an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. Based on our analysis, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. If you look below, you can see this facility's category grades, which are also strong.
Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, we gave this facility a grade of A- for the area of inspections. Inspection grades are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing grade is largely based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home also was awarded favorable long-term care scores this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our stronger scores in that area, with a score of B+. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care grades. One of the criteria we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 93.71257 percent of its patients. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we rated is short-term care, where this nursing home received a B. This nursing home did not turn out to have any weak areas. Our short-term care grades are presumably more important for folks in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. It doesn't look like this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.34% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this metric can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.09% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 95.41% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.1% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.92 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 77.59% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
- Wadley Regional Medical Center at HopeAcute Care Hospitals 0.32 miles away2001 South Main Hope Arkansas 71801Proprietary(870) 722-3800