With an address in Festus, Missouri, Crystal Oaks is one of only three nursing homes there. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the best rating that we offer. At the end of the day, this facility looks like a wonderful choice for just about anybody. Finally, we wanted to point out that there was an ownership change at this facility in the last 12 months. We will need to make sure it maintains its high grades going forward.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Crystal Oaks has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Best Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Festus, Missouri Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Festus, Missouri Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Festus, Missouri Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection ratings. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite insignificant. It does not look like we were able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an A+ for its long-term care score. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a deadly health condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Compounding its fine resume, this nursing home also received a dominant short-term care score, with a score of A. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The final category we scored is nursing, where this nursing home received a grade of A-. This completed a first-rate profile. Few nursing homes received an A- or higher in in each area we assessed. Nursing scores are based largely on quantity of nursing care available. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place 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 frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crystal Oaks Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crystal Oaks, 9.2% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents which have pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crystal Oaks, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crystal Oaks, 3.29% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents that experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crystal Oaks, 20.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crystal Oaks, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crystal Oaks, 5.4% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crystal Oaks, 86.07% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crystal Oaks, 15.8% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crystal Oaks, 13.34% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Some would argue that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Crystal Oaks, 1.86 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crystal Oaks, 13.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crystal Oaks, 13.27 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crystal Oaks, 71.67% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
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