Dixon Nursing & Rehab is located in Dixon, Missouri. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this is clearly a very strong nursing home. We rated this facility in the top 50 nursing homes in Missouri. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive profile was its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
Dixon Nursing & Rehab
- 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
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this nursing home excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Our inspection ratings are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in that area. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 96.82539 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. The nursing category consists of several factors, most of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the fourth area, this facility was given a strong short-term care score. Although this is not quite as strong as many of its other category grades, this remains one of the more favorable scores we offer. In calculating our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is often a fair measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dixon Nursing & Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 4.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 88.53% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.