Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab is the sole nursing home we were able to find in Russellville, Arkansas. We awarded this facility an A+ overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percent of all facilities in the country. We really couldn't find many negative things to say about this place. Its scores are impeccable. If you look further down this page, you can see this nursing home's category ratings, which appear to be just as impressive as its overall score.
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Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory 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
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Arkansas Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Russellville, Arkansas Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Arkansas Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Russellville, Arkansas Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Arkansas Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Russellville, Arkansas Awards 2021
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Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.25373 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that area, we awarded this nursing home an A+. In calculating a nursing home's nursing score, we weigh the amount of time nurses commit to residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving a patient even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
Building on its first-rate assessment, this nursing home also was given a strong short-term care grade, with a score of A. Our short-term care scores are probably most meaningful for individuals requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 6.6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Turning to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. We awarded it an A for that category. This finished off this place's straight A report card. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are quite minor. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 8.4% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 4.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients which suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 2.26% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 12.36% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 21.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 2.24% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 95.33% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 12.13% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 10.57% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 10.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 13.36 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab, 78.15% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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