Heisinger Lutheran Home is a small non-profit nursing home in Jefferson City, Missouri. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of our higher scores. Not surprisingly, this is one of the top three facilities in the city. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are also strong.
Heisinger Lutheran Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1002 West Main Street,
Jefferson City MO 65109
80% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area tend to have few severe deficiencies. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility received a favorable long-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our higher scores in that area with a score of B+. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the datapoints we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 95.882355 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It outpaced most facilities in this category. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Turning to our final area, this nursing home received an extremely favorable nursing score. Even though this is not as good as many of its other category grades, this remains one of our stronger grades a facility can receive. Our nursing score is largely tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a patient more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heisinger Lutheran Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients which had a fall which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 4.19% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 88.53% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Scores for Jefferson City, 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
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