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. One of the best aspects of this facility's stellar profile is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
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
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its top-shelf resume, this facility also received a superb short-term care grade, with a grade of A. Our short-term care grade is often employed to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature higher levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received a superb long-term care score, with a grade of A. Facilities that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Switching gears to the final area, this facility also excelled in the nursing category. In fact, we awarded it an A in this category. This finalized truly elite profile. Our nursing score focuses on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving patients more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crystal Oaks Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crystal Oaks, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crystal Oaks, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. More supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crystal Oaks, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crystal Oaks, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crystal Oaks, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crystal Oaks, 4.19% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crystal Oaks, 88.53% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crystal Oaks, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crystal Oaks, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Crystal Oaks, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crystal Oaks, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crystal Oaks, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crystal Oaks, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
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