Newton County Nursing Home

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

Newton County Nursing Home is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 70 beds based at 610 East Court Street in Jasper, AR. The facility has 55 residents indicating 79% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicaid program and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered.

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 higher than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection at Newton County Nursing Home.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to lose too much weight.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

610 East Court Street
Jasper, AR 72641

Phone Number

(870) 446-2333

Geographic Coordinates

36.009252, -93.184699
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

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

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

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

This Provider This Provider
70
Arkansas Average
104
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Arkansas
73.22%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
55
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
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
Arkansas
5 (2.12%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 07/27/2007 - Health Survey
  • 07/27/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/04/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/04/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/03/2005 - Health Survey
  • 06/03/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.46
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
2.95
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
0.79
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
1.25
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%
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
25.00%
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.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

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

This Provider This Provider
36.00%
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
68.00%
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
2.00%
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
16.00%
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.

Note:

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

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

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

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
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
13.00%
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
0.00%
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
13.00%
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
5.00%
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
18.00%
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
5.00%
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.

Note:

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

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

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

Note:

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

Deficiencies

07/27/2007 - Pharmacy Service

07/27/2007 - 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:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/13/2007

07/27/2007 - Environmental

07/27/2007 - 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:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/24/2007

07/27/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

07/27/2007 - 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:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/24/2007

07/27/2007 - Quality Care

07/27/2007 - 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:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/24/2007

07/27/2007 - Resident Rights

07/27/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/24/2007

07/27/2007 - Quality Care

07/27/2007 - 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:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/24/2007

07/27/2007 - Quality Care

07/27/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/27/2007
Date Fixed:
08/24/2007

08/04/2006 - Quality Care

08/04/2006 - 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:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/07/2006

08/04/2006 - Pharmacy Service

08/04/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/03/2006

08/04/2006 - Pharmacy Service

08/04/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/03/2006

08/04/2006 - Environmental

08/04/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/07/2006

08/04/2006 - Administration

08/04/2006 - 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:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/03/2006

08/04/2006 - Environmental

08/04/2006 - 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:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/03/2006

08/04/2006 - Resident Rights

08/04/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let residents give themselves their drugs if they are able.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/03/2006

08/04/2006 - Mistreatment

08/04/2006 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

08/04/2006 - Mistreatment

08/04/2006 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

08/04/2006 - Resident Rights

08/04/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/03/2006

08/04/2006 - Environmental

08/04/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

08/04/2006 - Quality Care

08/04/2006 - 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:
08/04/2006
Date Fixed:
09/07/2006

06/03/2005 - Pharmacy Service

06/03/2005 - 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:
06/03/2005
Date Fixed:
07/01/2005

06/03/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations

06/03/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/03/2005
Date Fixed:
07/01/2005

06/03/2005 - Deficiencies Reported Between Inspections

06/03/2005 - Deficiencies Reported Between Inspections
Type:
Health
Category:
Deficiencies Reported Between Inspections
Issue:
Comply with program requirements between annual inspections; although it corrected these problems before the most recent inspection.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
Date Found:
06/03/2005

06/03/2005 - Pharmacy Service

06/03/2005 - 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:
06/03/2005
Date Fixed:
07/01/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Jasper at a Glance

Jasper has a total population of 498, of which 106 are children under the age of 18 and 155 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 48.7.

Total Population:
498
Median Age:
48.7
Males:
208 (41.8%)
Female:
290 (58.2%)
Children (0-17):
106 (21.3%)
Adults (18-64):
237 (47.6%)
Seniors (65+):
155 (31.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Jasper
Married:
159 (31.9%)
Divorced:
57 (11.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Jasper
Hispanic Ethnicity:
13 (2.61%)
White:
479 (96.18%)
African American:
0 (0.00%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
3 (0.60%)
Other:
4 (0.80%)
Two or More:
12 (2.41%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Jasper

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.57, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.57 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
3
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $26,667 while the median household income is $13,456. Roughly 26.71% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$26,667
Household Income:
$13,456
In Poverty:
26.71%

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