Oak Ridge Nursing Home is a nursing home located in El Dorado, Arkansas. This city has a population of 32,213 people. Sporting an overall grade of C, this is a decent facility. This grade is right in line with the city grade in El Dorado, which admittedly is admittedly a bit below average nationally. This place didn't fare well in every category we looked at, but it didn't receive any rock-bottom grades either. More information about its category grades is available below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B+
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Historical

While this facility earned a decent overall grade, its inspections grade is notably more impressive than its overall grade. Due to a strong government inspection report this year, it received a strong score in that area with a grade of B+. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This nursing home's second highest area turned out to be its long-term care grade, where it was awarded a B-. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care ratings. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than the average nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this nursing home had 2.57 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, this figure was less favorable than its other scores in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
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Historical

This facility received its next highest category grade in the category of short-term care. We awarded this facility a grade of B- in this category, which is a decent grade. Short-term care grades are often employed to score a facility's rehabilitation services In order to provide good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, we found that this place provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The key is determining what bearing this had on quality of care. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This was a much stronger area for this facility. This place outperformed most nursing homes in this metric with 58.4 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

D
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

The next category we analyzed was nursing, which is this nursing home's least impressive category. We gave this facility a D in this area. Nursing ratings are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 3.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. To go along with its low totals in the area of nursing hours per patient, this place also did not perform as well in the quality-based measures we looked at in calculating our nursing ratings. We looked at the percentage of residents sustaining pressure ulcers and major falls. This facility had more pressure ulcers and falls than the average facility.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Oak Ridge Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
C
10.47%
State
B
7.13%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
B-
4.03%
State
B
3.75%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
C
3.73%
State
B
2.72%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A+
4.37%
State
B+
12.38%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
A-
12.98%
State
B-
22.57%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A-
0.4%
State
A-
1.86%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Provider
B-
95.71%
State
B+
94.82%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Provider
C
18.64%
State
B+
13.76%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
B-
14.32%
State
B-
14.39%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Provider
D
2.35
State
B-
2.15
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B+
14.32
State
B+
14.39
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Provider
D
16.81
State
B-
12.2
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
A+
86.79%
State
B+
73.77%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Medical Center of South Arkansas 1.86 mi
700 West Grove Street El Dorado Arkansas 71730
(870) 863-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary

Nearby Dialysis

Davita - South Arkansas Dialysis -El Dorado 1.85 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 36
620 W Grove St El Dorado Arkansas 71730
(870) 862-8788