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. Scroll down to find this facility's category scores, which are also strong. It's hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
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Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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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 an extremely favorable short-term care rating. Even though this isn't as dominant as some of its other scores, this is still one of our more favorable grades a facility can receive. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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, 2.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 2.51% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients who have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 3.52% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 8.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 2.14% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 97.27% 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, 8.24% 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, 4.39% 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, 0.01 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, 4.39% 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.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Elsberry Missouri Health Care Center, 4.41% of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
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