Grace Living Center-Stillwater is an average-sized facility located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Featuring an overall grade of D, this is a well below average nursing home. If you are not happy with this facility's poor overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in Stillwater. The city has just one other nursing home. If you aren't deterred by this nursing home's report card, feel free to continue reading to learn more about its category scores. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Grace Living Center-Stillwater
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1215 West 10th Street,
Stillwater OK 74074
60.71% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
While we were not high on this nursing home's overall performance, it actually received an impressive inspection report this year with few dings from the applicable government inspectors. As a result, it received one of our better grades in that area with a B. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. It is typically in your best interest to avoid places that had a long list of severe deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
This facilities next best category was long-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in this category. This is basically a middle of the pack grade in this category. Long-term care ratings are crucial for prospective residents needing personal care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 95.59471 percent of its patients. Unfortunately, this nursing home's hospitalization rate was less favorable. We found that this facility had 2.67 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.
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We awarded this facility a respectable grade in the area of nursing as well, with a grade of C. Nursing grades are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This facility provides only 3.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a somewhat concerning figure as it is well below the national average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics. Although this nursing home got dinged a bit for nursing hours, it actually excelled in some of these quality metrics. With less than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it fared remarkably well in this area. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning patients more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we graded was short-term care, is this facility's least impressive area. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in this area. In crafting 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 therapists. The goal is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Based on its grade in this category, we weren't surprised to find that this nursing home was well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the metrics we looked at. Honestly, this was what we expected here. Finally, we considered the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. We found that just 47.1 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grace Living Center-Stillwater Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 8.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients 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 Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 4.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 13.84% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 24.69% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 3.95% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 91.04% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 14.73% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 17.09% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 17.09 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 15.25 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 care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grace Living Center-Stillwater, 69.39% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's typically correlates with superior rehabilitation services.