Methodist Nursing Home of Ft. Smith, Inc

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Ft. Smith, Arkansas (AR).

Methodist Nursing Home of Ft. Smith, Inc is a large, non-profit, nursing home with 145 beds based at 1915 South 74th Street in Ft. Smith, AR. The facility has 137 residents indicating 94% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is partially sprinklered. A total of 38 Medicare patients were given 1,418 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $379,194 by Medicare.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores at Methodist Nursing Home of Ft. Smith, Inc.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Church Related

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

1915 South 74th Street
Ft. Smith, AR 72903

Phone Number

(479) 452-1611

Geographic Coordinates

35.362898, -94.350733
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Partially Sprinklered
No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
145
Ft. Smith Average
98
Sebastian County Average
96
Arkansas Average
104
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Ft. Smith
84.38%
Sebastian County
85.30%
Arkansas
73.22%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
137
Ft. Smith Average
79
Sebastian County Average
79
Arkansas Average
76
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Ft. Smith
2 (25.00%)
Sebastian County
2 (20.00%)
Arkansas
16 (6.78%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Ft. Smith
0 (0.00%)
Sebastian County
0 (0.00%)
Arkansas
5 (2.12%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 10/05/2007 - Health Survey
  • 10/05/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/01/2006 - Health Survey
  • 11/27/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/03/2006 - Health Survey
  • 02/03/2006 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.39
Ft. Smith Average
0.98
Sebastian County Average
0.85
Arkansas Average
0.43
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.89
Ft. Smith Average
2.46
Sebastian County Average
2.43
Arkansas Average
2.56
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.69
Ft. Smith Average
1.05
Sebastian County Average
1.03
Arkansas Average
0.90
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.08
Ft. Smith Average
2.03
Sebastian County Average
1.88
Arkansas Average
1.32
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Ft. Smith
79.33%
Sebastian County
83.25%
Arkansas
90.85%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Ft. Smith
11.83%
Sebastian County
11.00%
Arkansas
15.25%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Ft. Smith
15.00%
Sebastian County
14.29%
Arkansas
11.88%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Ft. Smith
6.50%
Sebastian County
7.50%
Arkansas
12.64%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Ft. Smith
36.17%
Sebastian County
36.88%
Arkansas
41.20%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Ft. Smith
4.83%
Sebastian County
4.00%
Arkansas
4.71%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Ft. Smith
4.00%
Sebastian County
4.38%
Arkansas
8.03%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Ft. Smith
1.71%
Sebastian County
1.50%
Arkansas
2.37%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
25.00%
Ft. Smith
21.14%
Sebastian County
19.50%
Arkansas
15.89%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Ft. Smith
66.00%
Sebastian County
72.25%
Arkansas
83.83%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Ft. Smith
1.83%
Sebastian County
2.25%
Arkansas
3.67%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Ft. Smith
2.50%
Sebastian County
2.14%
Arkansas
2.05%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Ft. Smith
6.83%
Sebastian County
6.25%
Arkansas
10.26%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Ft. Smith
9.67%
Sebastian County
8.50%
Arkansas
5.93%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Ft. Smith
10.67%
Sebastian County
11.14%
Arkansas
12.17%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Ft. Smith
7.67%
Sebastian County
6.75%
Arkansas
9.14%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Ft. Smith
79.14%
Sebastian County
75.50%
Arkansas
79.29%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Ft. Smith
20.43%
Sebastian County
19.00%
Arkansas
13.64%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
38
Ft. Smith Average
153
Sebastian County Average
138
Arkansas Average
97
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
13
Ft. Smith Average
152
Sebastian County Average
136
Arkansas Average
98
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
1,418
Ft. Smith Average
4,006
Sebastian County Average
3,599
Arkansas Average
3,170
United States Average
4,470

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$379,194
Ft. Smith Average
$878,209
Sebastian County Average
$788,324
Arkansas Average
$739,389
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$267
Ft. Smith Average
$219
Sebastian County Average
$219
Arkansas Average
$233
United States Average
$295

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$9,979
Ft. Smith Average
$5,726
Sebastian County Average
$5,708
Arkansas Average
$7,591
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$29,169
Ft. Smith Average
$5,787
Sebastian County Average
$5,816
Arkansas Average
$7,565
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

10/05/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

10/05/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Mistreatment

10/05/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Mistreatment

10/05/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Quality Care

10/05/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Quality Care

10/05/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Quality Care

10/05/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Environmental

10/05/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Pharmacy Service

10/05/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Pharmacy Service

10/05/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

10/05/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

10/05/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/05/2007
Date Fixed:
11/01/2007

12/01/2006 - Environmental

12/01/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Move, clean and store sheets, towels and other linens in a way that prevents the spread of infection.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Pharmacy Service

12/01/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Pharmacy Service

12/01/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Mistreatment

12/01/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Mistreatment

12/01/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Quality Care

12/01/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Quality Care

12/01/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

12/01/2006 - Environmental

12/01/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/01/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

11/27/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

11/27/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
outside doors or windows in every resident room.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/27/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

11/27/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

11/27/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/27/2006
Date Fixed:
12/27/2006

02/03/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

02/03/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give or get special rehabilitation if in the patient's plan of care.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Environmental

02/03/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Environmental

02/03/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Move, clean and store sheets, towels and other linens in a way that prevents the spread of infection.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
02/03/2006

02/03/2006 - Resident Rights

02/03/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Choose a doctor to be the medical director.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Give or get lab tests to meet the needs of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
02/03/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Set up or keep a group of people to review and ensure quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Be administered in a way that leads to the highest possible level of well being for each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Resident Rights

02/03/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Allow residents to easily see the results of the nursing home's most recent survey.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
02/03/2006

02/03/2006 - Mistreatment

02/03/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Mistreatment

02/03/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Mistreatment

02/03/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide social services for related medical problems to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Administration

02/03/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Hire a qualified social worker; or in homes with more than 120 beds, hire a qualified full-time social worker.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Environmental

02/03/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
02/03/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/24/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Environmental

02/03/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Quality Care

02/03/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
06/07/2006

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service

02/03/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
05/06/2006

02/03/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

02/03/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Make sure that residents are well nourished.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
02/03/2006

02/03/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

02/03/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/03/2006
Date Fixed:
03/05/2006

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Ft. Smith at a Glance

Ft. Smith has a total population of 80,268, of which 20,406 are children under the age of 18 and 11,001 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.3.

Total Population:
80,268
Median Age:
35.3
Males:
38,918 (48.5%)
Female:
41,350 (51.5%)
Children (0-17):
20,406 (25.4%)
Adults (18-64):
48,861 (60.9%)
Seniors (65+):
11,001 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ft. Smith
Married:
35,580 (44.3%)
Divorced:
8,375 (10.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ft. Smith
Hispanic Ethnicity:
7,048 (8.78%)
White:
61,798 (76.99%)
African American:
6,943 (8.65%)
Asian:
3,682 (4.59%)
Pacific Islander:
43 (0.05%)
Indian:
1,358 (1.69%)
Other:
4,040 (5.03%)
Two or More:
2,404 (2.99%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ft. Smith

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
771
Home Agencies:
5
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
8
Medical Suppliers:
50
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $41,012 while the median household income is $32,157. Roughly 15.46% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,012
Household Income:
$32,157
In Poverty:
15.46%

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