Clarence Care Center is a small government-owned nursing home in Clarence, Missouri. With an overall score of B-, this is likely a decent facility. Based on our analysis, this facility has some redeeming qualities. One of the highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Clarence Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
111 East Street,
Clarence MO 63437
52.16% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home's best category grade came in the category of inspections. In this area, we gave this nursing home a B+. It actually outperformed most facilities in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively insignificant. This place was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to resident health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, we gave this facility a B+ in our short-term care category. This happens to be one of our higher scores. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is frequently a reliable assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. The nursing score is based on quite a few datapoints, but the paramount consideration is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This place averages just 0 hours of nursing care per patient each day, which is a very low figure. Finally, our nursing ratings also factor in quality-based metrics, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this facility actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically a reliable indicator that a place has quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a nursing home supplies enough nurses to assist its residents.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored was long-term care. We gave this nursing home a B- in that area. In the area of long-term care, we weigh the amount of services provided by a facility, rather than more sophisticated services. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home gave the vaccine to a relatively low 86.507935 percent of its patients. Nevertheless, this nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clarence Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clarence Care Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clarence Care Center, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clarence Care Center, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clarence Care Center, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clarence Care Center, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clarence Care Center, 4.19% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clarence Care Center, 88.53% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clarence Care Center, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clarence Care Center, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Clarence Care Center, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clarence Care Center, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Clarence Care Center, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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