Bloomfield Living Center is a small nursing home in Bloomfield, Missouri. We gave this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. In our view, this place would be a wonderful choice for just about anybody. As you will find below, this nursing home also performed well in our category grades. It would be hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Bloomfield Living Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Our nursing rating features several subcategories. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a resident at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a impressive long-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's third best category score. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A-. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 97.14286 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous illness for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final area, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for its short-term care rating. This completed a very favorable profile. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to have highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bloomfield Living Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bloomfield Living Center, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bloomfield Living Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bloomfield Living Center, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bloomfield Living Center, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bloomfield Living Center, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bloomfield Living Center, 4.11% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bloomfield Living Center, 88.89% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bloomfield Living Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bloomfield Living Center, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bloomfield Living Center, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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