East Prairie Nursing Center is the only option located in East Prairie, Missouri. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a dominant grade. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the 50 best nursing homes in Missouri. Lastly, this facility had an ownership change in the last year, so we will need to make sure it keeps up its high scores under new ownership.
East Prairie Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that East Prairie Nursing Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is 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
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a quality overall grade, this nursing home also received excellent health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our highest scores in that category, with an A. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report 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.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility an A. In computing our nursing grades, we weigh both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is long-term care. Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also performed well in that area. In fact, we gave it a of A for that category. In a long-term care environment, the primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 90.243904 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is somewhat less than we expected but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we graded is short-term care, where this facility received a B+. This topped off an elite report card. Very few nursing homes received a B+ or higher in every single category. In computing our short-term care grades, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is frequently a reliable assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. It does not appear that this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
East Prairie Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. More supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who have sustained UTI's. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents which were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 4.11% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 88.89% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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