Located in Dexter, Missouri, Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare is one of just a few available nursing homes there. This proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive ratings that we offer. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the nation. Headlining this facility's stellar report card is its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Best Nursing Home in Dexter, Missouri Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Dexter, Missouri Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Dexter, Missouri Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this ended up being a great nursing home is that it received an A+ in our inspections category. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a dominant long-term care score. This actually ended up being its second best category score. In that category, this facility received a grade of A. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a life or death ailment for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility does not leave this to chance. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also performed well in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A-. Only a select group of nursing homes performed better in this category. With our short-term care category, we try to craft a valuable barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze the facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Moving on to our last area, this nursing home received a very strong nursing rating. We awarded it a grade of B+ in this area, finishing off one of our more favorable report cards. Our nursing grade is based on many subcategories, but the primary one is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 4.19% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 88.53% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some experts would argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cypress Point-Skilled Nursing by Americare, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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