Dixon Nursing & Rehab is located in Dixon, Missouri. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this is clearly a very strong nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the country. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Dixon Nursing & Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home received a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, we gave it one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of A. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its impressive resume, this facility also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that category. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 96.8 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Nursing grades are primarily tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation 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 by employing a policy of moving a patient at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was short-term care. This nursing home received a very good short-term care rating in our assessment, with a B-. Although this wasn't nearly as dominant as some of its other scores, this is nevertheless a decent grade in this category. Our short-term care grade is often used to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dixon Nursing & Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who have sustained UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that are given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 4.11% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 88.89% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dixon Nursing & Rehab, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.