Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare is in Humansville, Missouri, a city with 2,991 people. This facility was awarded an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack rating. Based on our analysis, this nursing home likely wouldn't be a bad choice. The best part of this nursing home's report card is is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
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Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
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 - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its excellent health inspection reports in recent years. We awarded them an A- in this category. Inspection scores are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Surprisingly, this place was assessed a category L deficiency, which is unexpected given its inspection grade. This category of deficiency means inspectors found a widespread deficiency placing resident health or safety in immediate jeopardy. While other aspects of this nursing home's inspection report were favorable, we have some reservations.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's better category scores came in the area of short-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a B. In computing our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is frequently a meaningful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of B-. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a somewhat discouraging figure as it is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last area, this facility didn't fare very well. Due to a bottom of the barrel grade of F in long-term care, this was this nursing home's weakest category. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category likely don't provide the type of consistent 24/7 care that some other facilities provide. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. We were a bit worried that this facility vaccinated 50.898205 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be several points less than what we expected. To our surprise, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 1.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic may be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 28.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 26.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 5.73% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients demonstrating signs of depression. High rates of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 74.36% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 23.2% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 23.11% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 23.11% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Big Spring Care Center for Rehab and Healthcare, 79.27% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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