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 rated facility, which is one of the highest scores that we offer. In our view, this nursing home would be a no brainer for just about anybody. One of the best aspects of this facility's exemplary profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A+. Few facilities fared as well in this category. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it does not appear that we were able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many impressive grades, this facility was awarded a strong long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in that category. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 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 5.7 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, 9.32% 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, 3.98% 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, 3.42% 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, 20.31% 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, 24.54% 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, 4.11% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crystal Oaks, 88.89% 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, 14.76% 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, 15.81% 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, 1.64 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, 15.81 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, 11.79 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, 72.5% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
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