With an address in Blytheville, Arkansas, Heritage Square Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of just a few available nursing homes in the area. With an overall grade of D, this is a well below average facility. Based on our assessment, this nursing home likely isn't the best fit for most people. If you aren't deterred by this facility's profile, feel free to continue reading to find out about its category grades. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Although we did not rate this facility highly overall, we want to draw your attention to its excellent government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Arguably the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. It is typically in your best interest to avoid places that have too many severe deficiencies. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: B+May 19: BJun 19: B+Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The second highest area we awarded this nursing home in any category came in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of B-. For prospective patients looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. We were pleased to find that this nursing home vaccinated 94.57013 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Finally, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this facility had 2.5 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, this figure was less impressive than its other scores in the long-term care area.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Unfortunately, this nursing home's next best score was short-term care. However, with a grade of D in this area, it still fared relatively poorly. Our short-term care ratings are meaningful for prospective residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that just 47.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

F
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The final category we scored was nursing. This nursing home was given a poor grade of F in that area. Our nursing rating is based on a variety of factors. The most heavily weighted one is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home provided just 3.2 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is an alarmingly low total. This place also had terrible scores in some of the quality-based measures to pair with its weak nursing hour totals. We looked at the percentage of residents experiencing pressure ulcers and we were quite disappointed. This facility was at roughly 150 percent of the national average in this area. This is a bad sign when you consider that many pressure ulcers could be avoided with better nursing care. This metric helped pull down this nursing home's nursing rating quite a bit.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
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
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Heritage Square Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.

Provider
D
13.38%
State
B
7.13%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.

Provider
A-
1.81%
State
B
3.75%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that had a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.

Provider
A
0.46%
State
B
2.72%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A
7.07%
State
B+
12.38%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
B+
15.46%
State
B-
22.57%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
1.86%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
B
97.29%
State
B+
94.82%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
B
13.64%
State
B+
13.76%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility. Some believe that mobility is important for residents' well-being.

Provider
B
16.35%
State
B-
14.39%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

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

Provider
C
2.03
State
B-
2.15
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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 a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Provider
B
16.35
State
B+
14.39
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
7.17
State
B-
12.2
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
A+
88.85%
State
B+
73.77%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Great River Medical Center 2.12 mi
1520 N Division Street Blytheville Arkansas 72315
(870) 838-7300
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
South Missississpi County Regional Medical Center 15.98 mi
611 West Lee Avenue Osceola Arkansas 72370
(870) 563-7000
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Local

Nearby Dialysis

Fmcna - Blytheville 1.15 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
1001 E Moultrie Blytheville Arkansas 72315
(870) 762-7700
St. Bernards Medical Center - Osceola Dialysis 16.43 mi
Dialysis Stations: 6
1420 W Keiser Ave Osceola Arkansas 72370
(870) 563-0670
Davita - Osceola Renal Ctr 16.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1332 W Keiser Ave Osceola Arkansas 72370
(870) 563-4901