Dierks Health And Rehab Center

402 S Arkansas Avenue
Dierks, AR 71833
Howard County
Phone: 870-286-3100
Provider Number: 045346
Last Inspection: 01/08/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
70
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
47
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
23
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
67%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • AR
  • USA
  • 24
  • 30
  • 18
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 24
  • 25
  • 90
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/8/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/5/2015
Failed To: Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/27/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/27/2015
Failed To: Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/27/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 1/27/2015
Failed To: Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/27/2015
 

2/6/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/5/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/5/2014
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/5/2014
Failed To: Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/5/2014
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/5/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 3/5/2014
 

3/29/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/28/2013
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/28/2013
Failed To: Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/28/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/28/2013
Failed To: Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/28/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/28/2013
Failed To: Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/28/2013
Failed To: 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/28/2013
Failed To: Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/28/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/28/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/28/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

10/2/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Immediate 5 10/27/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Isolated : Immediate 5 10/27/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg AR State Avg
Number of Residents 47 48.33 76.71
Registered Nurses 0.49 0.59 0.53
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.99 0.95 0.97
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.21 2.43 2.81
Total Staff Hours 3.69 3.98 4.31

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% AR State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 12 11 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 6 2 2
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 8 8 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 18 12 17
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 8 9 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 1 5 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 0 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 7 2 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 25 20 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 5 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 0 4 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 18 28 35
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 7 6 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 13 17 14
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 23 31 15
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 25 30 19
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 6 2 1