Columbia Post Acute
3535 Berrywood Drive, Columbia MO 65201 · (573) 397-7144 · 62.14% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Columbia Post Acute is a small facility in Columbia, Missouri. This is a very good nursing home. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable grade. This ought to be on your short list in Columbia as we ranked it as one of the top three facilities in the city. This place was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 70 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ short-term care grade. Our short-term care grade is generally used to judge a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to have highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This nursing home is substantially above the national average in terms of its quantity of both physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents. In fact, it provided about 50% more care per resident from both of these care providers than the average facility provided. These are generally good indicators of quality short-term care. The final metric we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Missouri in this area with 70.9 percent of its residents returning home.
Building on its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home an B+ for nursing. Nursing grades are primarily based on the facility's nurse staffing. This place boasts a really impressive 4.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day, of which a significant portion was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to providing impressive levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any facility in Missouri in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility earned a grade of B for its inspections rating. This is a well above average score in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively minor. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed was long-term care, in which this facility was awarded a B-. Even though this ended up being its lowest category score, this is nevertheless not the end of the world. For residents seeking a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home submitted information on its vaccination levels. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Columbia Post Acute Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better