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Bethesda Dilworth

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Bethesda Dilworth's website

9645 Big Bend Blvd,
Saint Louis MO 63122

(314) 968-5460

39.48% estimated occupancy 1

Bethesda Dilworth is a facility located in Saint Louis, Missouri which has a total of 927,396 people. We gave this facility an overall rating of A-, making it ranked among the ten highest graded facilities in the city. Based on our ratings, you can't go wrong here. As you can find below, this place also performed just fine in our category scores. It's hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of A-. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to offer high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. When calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we look at the amount of time nurses spend with residents and the levels of training of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place Missouri in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving patients at least once a day.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

We gave this facility an impressive grade of A- for our inspections rating. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

The fourth area we rated is long-term care, where this nursing home was given a B+. This completed a very impressive report card. Very few nursing homes received a B+ or better in all four categories. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 61.01695 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be a bit below what we were hoping for but still a decent figure. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Bethesda Dilworth Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Bethesda Dilworth, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Bethesda Dilworth, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric indicates the percent of long-term residents who had falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Bethesda Dilworth, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Bethesda Dilworth, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Bethesda Dilworth, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Bethesda Dilworth, 4.19% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Bethesda Dilworth, 88.53% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Bethesda Dilworth, 14.79% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Bethesda Dilworth, 14.68% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In Bethesda Dilworth, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Bethesda Dilworth, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Bethesda Dilworth, 11.55 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Bethesda Dilworth, 72.81% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

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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