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Heisinger Lutheran Home

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Heisinger Lutheran Home's website

1002 West Main Street,
Jefferson City MO 65109

(573) 636-6288

80.33% estimated occupancy 1

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. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it as one of the three best nursing homes in Jefferson City. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are also strong.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

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

Grade: A-minus

On the list of its many impressive scores, this nursing home was given first-rate long-term care score. In fact, it received a score of A- in this category. When facilities receive this type of score in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 94.303795 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to minimize negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility received an impressive short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that area with a score of B+. In forming our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the final category we rated, this facility was awarded a very strong grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility finished off a very strong report card. Our nursing score assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics 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 nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving a resident at least once a day.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Heisinger Lutheran Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term stay residents which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: D

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients that have had a fall leading to major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 4.11% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 88.89% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 14.76% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the decline of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 15.81% Percentage of Residents

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Heisinger Lutheran Home, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Scores for Jefferson City, MO

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • 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

Looking for more options? Jefferson City, Missouri has 7 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Capital Region Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.35 miles away1125 Madison St Jefferson City Missouri 65102Voluntary non-profit - Private(573) 632-5000
  • Ssm Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson CityAcute Care Hospitals 2.66 miles away2505 Mission Drive Jefferson City Missouri 65109Proprietary(573) 681-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci With Jcmg East3.16 miles away1916 Boggs Creek Road Jefferson City Missouri 65101Dialysis Stations: 12 (573) 632-2633