Golden Age Nursing Home is an average-sized government-owned facility located in Braymer, Missouri. This is an A rated facility. This facility received one of the top scores that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires superb marks across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. As you can find below, this facility also performed well in our category ratings. It's hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Golden Age Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Turning to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's government inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. In calculating our nursing grades, we assess both nursing hours and the skill levels of the nurses. This facility 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 country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving patients more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, this facility was awarded a high-end short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a B+ in this category, finishing off one of our finer report cards. Our short-term care scores are likely more critical for people needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Golden Age Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that suffered a fall leading to major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 4.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression may indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 88.53% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility.
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Golden Age Nursing Home, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
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