Chaffee Nursing Center is a senior living facility located in Chaffee, Missouri, a city with a population of 5,339 people. We gave this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. We really couldn't find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are just impeccable. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar report card is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
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Chaffee Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
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 - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. Consequently, it earned one of our best grades in that area with a grade of A+. Inspection scores are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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 primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this nursing home was awarded a top-shelf score of A- in our long-term care category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this facility was given an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home completed a straight A report card. In forming these short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chaffee Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 9.2% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 3.29% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients who had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 20.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for several conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents that were given antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 5.4% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 86.07% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 15.8% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 13.34% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility.
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 1.86 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 13.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 13.27 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chaffee Nursing Center, 71.67% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
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