Located in Mountain Grove, Missouri, Autumn Oaks Caring Center is the only option we identified there. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a good fit for quite a few people. We were also pleased to find that this facility didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
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Autumn Oaks Caring Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a great overall rating, this nursing home performed even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A for this category, which is one of our best grades. Inspection scores are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's quality category grades came in the category of short-term care. We gave them one of our stronger grades in that category, with a grade of B+. In determining our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is typically a useful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Nursing ratings are primarily associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next area, this nursing home was given an acceptable long-term care grade of C. Long-term care grades assess a facility's personal care rather than the highly skilled therapy and medical services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccines. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99 percent of its patients. This nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Autumn Oaks Caring Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 9.2% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who suffered falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 3.29% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 20.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 5.4% of Patients
This is the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression could indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 86.07% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 15.8% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 13.34% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels.
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 1.86 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 13.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 13.27 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Autumn Oaks Caring Center, 71.67% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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