Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab is one of eight available facilities located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. We gave this nursing home a C overall, which is not a bad score. This is comparable with the city grade in Hot Springs, which is a B-. You can definitely do worse than this place. We were also pleased to discover that this nursing home received consistently decent grades in each of the other areas we looked at. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's long-term care grade outpaced its overall score. In fact, we awarded it a B for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 95.57196 percent of its residents, which is higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
It should also be noted that this facility's inspection grade was strong as well. We awarded it a B for inspections, which is one of our better scores. Inspection scores account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 5 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.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of C. Our nursing score focuses on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with residents. This facility averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day, which is not an impressive total. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics. While this facility got docked a bit for nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in some of these quality metrics. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed well in this metric. This is generally an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning patients at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed is short-term care. We gave it a grade of C in that area. This is a decent grade in this area. In forming our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to create a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. We were surprised to find that this nursing home was below average in the two key staffing areas we focus on. It provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The last statistic we considered in this category is the number of residents that returned home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 2.07% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 95.87% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 11.98% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 12.62 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures 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 Heritage of Hot Springs Health and Rehab, 77.48% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Hot Springs, AR
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Hot Springs, Arkansas has 7 other nursing homes
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- National Park Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.22 miles away1910 Malvern Avenue Hot Springs Arkansas 71901Proprietary(501) 321-1000
- Levi HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.62 miles away300 Prospect Ave Hot Springs Arkansas 71901Voluntary non-profit - Private(501) 624-1281
- Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Springs CountyAcute Care Hospitals 16.78 miles away1001 Schneider Drive Malvern Arkansas 72104Voluntary non-profit - Private(501) 332-1000
- Davita - Hot Springs Dialysis0.86 miles away115 Wrights St Ste A Hot Springs Arkansas 71913CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (501) 624-0153
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