Barnes-Jewish Extended Care is an average-sized non-profit facility in Saint Louis, Missouri. We gave this facility a quality overall rating of A-. Indeed, it proved to be the eighth best facility in Saint Louis according to our rankings. This is really as good of a place as you're going to find. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Barnes-Jewish Extended Care
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
401 Corporate Park Drive,
Saint Louis MO 63105
36.08% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this ended up being a quality nursing home is it earned an impressive grade in inspections. Inspections turned out to be its best category. In that category, we gave this facility an A. Our inspection scores are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is mostly based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at is short-term care. Contributing to its first-rate resume, this facility also excelled in that category. In fact, we gave it a grade of of A- for that category. Short-term care grades are critical for prospective residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned home from this facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed was long-term care. This nursing home was given a better than average long-term care score this year, with a B-. While this isn't nearly as good as many of its other scores, this is nevertheless a respectable score for that area. For prospective residents in need of a permanent residence rather than skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. We were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to a relatively low 64.51613 percent of its patients. Nevertheless, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Barnes-Jewish Extended Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients who suffered falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better nursing care limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 4.19% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 88.53% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Barnes-Jewish Extended Care, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Saint Louis, MO
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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