With an address in Elsberry, Missouri, Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center is the only nursing home located in this area. Featuring an overall score of A-, this nursing home is ranked among the higher-graded nursing homes we assessed. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the country. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive profile is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we gave this place an A+ for our inspections rating. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you CMS did not deem 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its superb resume, this facility also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A for the category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. 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 profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. The nursing rating consists of several factors, but the most important one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. 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 facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation 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 policy of moving patients at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the fourth area, this facility was awarded a decent short-term care rating. Even though this isn't as dominant as some of its other scores, this is really not a bad grade. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents who suffered a fall leading to major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents who have experienced a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 4.11% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 88.89% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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