Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab is an average-sized nursing home in Springfield, Missouri. We gave this nursing home an overall score of A-, which is a first-rate score. As a matter of fact, this turned out to be one of the top five nursing homes in Springfield. Springfield has many nursing homes, but we doubt you will need to look at too many others. This one is a first-rate option. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned excellent health inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our highest grades in that area, with an A. Inspection grades are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received a superb short-term care score, with a grade of A. In computing these short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to create a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 6.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. We analyzed the levels of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses were with patients, in determining our score in this category. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we looked at was long-term care. This nursing home was awarded an above average nursing grade this year, with a grade of B. Even though this is not as strong as a few of its other grades, this is still one of our stronger grades in this area. If you are looking for anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care scores. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 73.703705 percent of its patients, which is a bit below what we anticipated. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents which suffered a fall leading to severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 4.19% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 88.53% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glendale Gardens Nursing & Rehab, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Springfield, MO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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