With an address in Ponca City, Oklahoma, Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is one of just three facilities there. This facility was given an overall grade of B-, which is a solid rating. We were somewhat surprised to learn that this is actually ranked as the best nursing home in Ponca City. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category is long-term care, which is addressed in the next section.
Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's long-term care grade is notably more impressive than its overall score. Due to a quality performance in this category, it earned one of our better scores in that area with a B. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
This facility also received a very favorable inspection rating. Its inspection grade proved to be its second best category. In that area, we awarded this facility a B. Our inspection scores are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report, which is still very impressive. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. We weighed the qualifications of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses worked with residents, in computing our score in this category. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place actually excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. In fact, it scored well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is every bit as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final area, this nursing home was given a decent short-term care score of B-. Our short-term care ratings are critical for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 4.58% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.45% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.83% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 92.26% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 14.52% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 16.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels.
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 16.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.05 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 70.64% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.
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