Gasconade Manor Nursing Home is one of a mere two facilities located in Owensville, Missouri. Featuring an overall grade of B+, this nursing home should work for most people. This facility truly has plenty going for it. More information on this facility's category grades is available below. Its best category is long-term care, which is addressed in the next section.
Gasconade Manor Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this nursing home excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an A+ in this category. For prospective patients in need of a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 90.16393 percent of its patients. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Adding to an already impressive profile, this facility also received virtually flawless health inspections in recent years. As a result, we awarded it an A+ inspection grade. Arguably the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we graded is short-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a decent grade of B-. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Switching gears to the fourth category, we gave this facility a grade of D for the area of nursing. This is the facility's least impressive category rating. However, we would not over-emphasize one weak area. In determining our nursing grades, we assess both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provided only 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This nursing home performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gasconade Manor Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that had UTI's. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 4.11% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 88.89% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 11.79 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, 72.5% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements.
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