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About Dewitt Nursing Home

General Information

Legal Business NameDewitt Hospital & Nursing Home Inc
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareMarch 20, 2001 (16 years)
Capacity60
Residents47
Percent Occupied78%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalYes
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Dewitt Nursing Home

Dewitt Nursing Home
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
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Overall Ratings of Arkansas Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

November 13, 2015 - 13 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionPrepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake 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.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionDispose of garbage and refuse properly.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure 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.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.

August 28, 2015 - 15 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$2,600 fine
---Payment DenialPayment denial for 1 days
---Fine$2,600 fine
JFewImmediate JeopardyComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
JFewImmediate JeopardyComplaintMake sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintMake sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintEnsure 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.

September 19, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake 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.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.

September 17, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionSmoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.

August 9, 2013 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Payment DenialPayment denial for 55 days
---Fine$49,400 fine

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Dewitt Nursing Home require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

3hr 15min
2hr
ReportedExpected
CNA
30min
30min
ReportedExpected
LPN
25min
40min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 10min
3hr 10min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 1min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
96.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
97.8%
100.0%
96.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
35.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
11.6%
11.4%
4.4%
17.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
9.8%
11.9%
4.7%
16.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
20.2%
7.5%
19.5%
7.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
4.3%
6.5%
6.4%
7.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Lose Too Much Weight
-
-
-
5.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
0.0%
4.9%
0.0%
2.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Have Depressive Symptoms
6.5%
6.5%
12.8%
4.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
With a Urinary Tract Infection
2.2%
2.2%
0.0%
3.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
3.5%
6.6%
4.7%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

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84.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
80.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
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-
-
14.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
2.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
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-
-
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AR
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened