Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center is one of five nursing homes located in Saint Joseph, Missouri. This facility received an uninspiring overall grade of D, which is a well below average grade. Although this score isn't too far off the city grade in Saint Joseph which is a C, you still should be able to find a better option. The best thing we can really say about this place is that it did not receive any F's in any of the categories we assessed. More information about its category grades is available below.
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Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not have many favorable things to say about this nursing home's overall score, it did receive a respectable inspection report this year. As a result, it received a decent grade in this category with a score of B-. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively insignificant. This facility was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to resident safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
We also awarded this facility a grade of B- for our nursing rating. Nursing scores are largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This figure is far below average. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics. Although this place got docked a bit for nursing hours, it excelled in a few of these quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it did well in this metric. This is often an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving patients more frequently.
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Long-term Care Quality
Sadly, this nursing home's next highest score was long-term care. Nevertheless, with a D in this category, it still performed somewhat badly. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care likely don't provide the kind of consistent around the clock care that some other nursing homes offer. After we finished assessing the volume of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. We were a bit alarmed this facility vaccinated a relatively low 60.082306 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is short-term care, which proved to be this nursing home's weakest area. We awarded this facility a grade of D in this category. With our short-term care assessment, we seek to craft a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at the facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Considering its grade in this category, we were not surprised to discover that this nursing home was well below average in terms of the number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the metrics we assessed. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 9.2% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 3.29% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have experienced a UTI. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 20.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 5.4% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 86.07% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 15.8% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 13.34% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility.
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 1.86 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 13.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 13.27 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carriage Square Rehab and Healthcare Center, 71.67% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Saint Joseph, MO
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
Looking for more options? Saint Joseph, Missouri has 4 other nursing homes
- Mosaic Life Care at St JosephAcute Care Hospitals 2.03 miles away5325 Faraon Street Saint Joseph Missouri 64506Voluntary non-profit - Private(816) 271-6000