Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility is a facility located in Lonoke, Arkansas. This city has a total of 10,727 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B. A grade in this range requires quality scores in most areas. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. Fortunately, this facility did not have any bad scores in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
1501 Lincoln Street,
Lonoke AR 72086
65.99% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a great overall grade, this facility performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the facility's recent inspections. We awarded it a grade of A for that area, which is one of our highest scores. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that category, we gave this nursing home an B. The nursing score considers a host of subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides an impressive 4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. Finally, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any facility the state when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a strong long-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our better grades in that category with a score of B. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. Once we concluded our assessment of the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.0099 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.73 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the last area, this nursing home was given a B- for short-term care, which is a respectable grade. In the category of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that it performed better than most nursing homes in the nation with 50.5 percent of its residents returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 8.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 2.32% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 12.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 21.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 2% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 95.84% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 12.45% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 14.17% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical health.
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 1.78 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 14.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 12.98 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lonoke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, 77.49% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
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