Located in Pocahontas, Arkansas, Randolph County Nursing Home is the only option we were able to find in the city. This nursing home received an overall grade of B, which is favorable score. At the end of the day, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Randolph County Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
500 Camp Road,
Pocahontas AR 72455
90.5% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this nursing home also earned a grade of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. Our nursing grade is largely tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we graded is short-term care, which proved to be this facility's weakest category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in this category. Unfortunately, this grade hurt the nursing home's overall grade to some degree. Short-term care grades are generally employed to judge a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Randolph County Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 8.4% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 4.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients which have sustained falls which caused major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 2.26% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 12.36% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 21.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 2.24% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 95.33% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 12.13% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 10.57% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 1.97 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 10.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 13.36 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Randolph County Nursing Home, 78.15% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
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