Hermitage Nursing & Rehab is a facility located in Hermitage, Missouri, a city with 1,745 people. We awarded this facility an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. You could certainly do much worse than this place. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Hermitage Nursing & Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area generally have few of these severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among the reasons we rated this facility so well is that it was given a strong long-term care score. In fact, long-term care ended up being its second highest category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care scores. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 79.85612 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat lower than we expected but still a decent percentage. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our third category, this nursing home also received a score of B for its short-term care rating. This is an above average grade in this category. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is typically a meaningful assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final category we scored was nursing, where this nursing home received a grade of B-. This was this nursing home's least impressive area. This is still not a major area of concern. We weighed the levels of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses worked with residents, in calculating our grade in this area. This facility provides only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a somewhat concerning figure which is well below average. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics. While this place got dinged a bit for nursing hours, it excelled in some of these quality measures. With less than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it fared very well in this area. This is generally an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented 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.
Hermitage Nursing & Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 9.2% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who had falls leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 3.29% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of long-term residents which had UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this datapoint can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 20.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 5.4% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 86.07% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 15.8% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some would argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 13.34% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 13.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hermitage Nursing & Rehab, 71.67% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.