FAYETTEVILLE VETERANS HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Fayetteville Veterans Home. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

FAYETTEVILLE VETERANS HOME
1125 NORTH COLLEGE
FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72703
(479) 444-7001

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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

67%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 72
  • Certified Beds: 108

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Fayetteville Veterans Home. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1628.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-109.6%
Total Percent:37.6%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-168.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-519.1%
Total Percent:36.9%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-519.1%
Total Percent:21.7%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
3.2%
Total Percent:3.2%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
0.6%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

Rating Details For Fayetteville Veterans Home

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours53 Minutes57 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 16 Minutes36 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 44 Minutes2 Hours and 11 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 10 Minutes1 Hour and 33 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 53 Minutes3 Hours and 44 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Arkansas are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityArkansas Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination75%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%95%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder13%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight11%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious17%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased23%14%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder37%42%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores9%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain7%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse19%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-5%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season85%90%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination60%90%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain12%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%11%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 03/19/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 03/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Offer Other Nutritional Food to Each Resident Who Will Not Eat the Food Served.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/11/2010
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/11/2010
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 03/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2009
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 03/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2009
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 03/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2009
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/11/2010
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/11/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011

Resident Rights

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.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2011

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Denial of Payment for New Admission (DPNA)03/19/2011-

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Fayetteville Veterans Home, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Mistreatment

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/29/2011
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/29/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

1) Provide 3 Meals Daily at Regular Times; or 2) Serve Breakfast Within 14 Hours After Dinner; or 3) Offer a Snack at Bedtime Each Day.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/17/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/21/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Human Services of Arkansas - Office of Long Term Care - Retrieved 2011