East Prairie Nursing Center is the only option located in East Prairie, Missouri. This nursing home received an overall grade of B, which is a very respectable grade. Based on our analysis, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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East Prairie Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection score. In fact, inspections turned out to be its best category grade. In this area, we awarded it a grade of A. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility is also strong in the area of long-term care, where it was given a grade of B+. It performed better than most facilities in this area. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care scores. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 73.91305 percent of its residents. This is slightly less than we expected. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing rating is mostly associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 place Missouri in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning residents at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this facility received a C for short-term care, which is generally an acceptable grade. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature higher levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
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, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 4.35% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 9.41% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 22.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 24.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 4.49% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating signs of depression. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 70.68% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 8.97% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 7.53% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In East Prairie Nursing Center, 7.53% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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