Oakridge Nursing Center is an average-sized nursing home in Durant, Oklahoma. This proved to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of B-. With no above average nursing homes in the city, this turned out to be the top nursing home in Durant. One of the highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong nursing rating, which is addressed in the next section.
Oakridge Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a great overall score, this nursing home really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes did better in this category. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning patients at least once a day.
In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best area is short-term care. We awarded it a B- in this category. This is essentially a slightly below average score in this area. With our short-term care rating, we seek to create a fair barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 4.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we scored was long-term care. This nursing home was given a C for this area. For prospective residents in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 96.66667 percent of its patients. This place keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Oakridge Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 8.97% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 4.39% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered falls which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who have experienced urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 14.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 24.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 3.91% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 92.49% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 14.12% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 14.93% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 1.77 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 14.93 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 14.86 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Oakridge Nursing Center, 71.57% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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