Willowbend Healthcare and Rehabilitation
830 Canal St, Marion AR 72364 · (870) 739-3268 · 79.74% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Reese
With an address in Marion, Arkansas, Willowbend Healthcare and Rehabilitation is the lone nursing home located in the city. Featuring an overall score of B-, this is likely a decent facility. As far as we can see, this nursing home should be a solid choice for quite a few people. The best part of this facility's report card was its remarkable inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 118 Beds
For profit - Limited Liability company
To go along with its decent overall score, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our inspections rating. This grade is far more impressive than its overall grade. Our inspection scores are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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
One of this facility's more respectable category scores came in the area of long-term care. This turned out to be its second best category. In that category, we gave this nursing home a B-. Our long-term care grades are more critical for residents in need of more traditional assistance related to activities of daily living. We were missing a few metrics in computing this facility's long-term care grade, so this might not be as accurate as our other category scores.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given its next most favorable category score in the area of short-term care. We gave this facility a C in this category, which is a decent grade. Our short-term care grade is typically used to judge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to provide highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
The last category we assessed was nursing, proved to be this nursing home's least impressive area. We gave this nursing home a D in that category. This was one of just a couple of dings of a strong profile. We looked at the levels of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses worked with patients, in calculating our rating in this area. This facility provided 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is below the national average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This facility fared well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.