With an address in De Soto, Missouri, Hirest Care Center is one of just three facilities in the area. We awarded this nursing home an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the United States. As far as we can see, this facility is a solid choice for most people. If you scroll down, you can see this place's category ratings, which are also impressive.
Hirest Care Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1108 Clarke Street,
De Soto MO 63020
66.08% estimated occupancy 1
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One of the reasons this ended up being a quality nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection score. In fact, inspections turned out to be its best category grade. In this area, we awarded this facility an A. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies an imminent 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 strong scores in the area of long-term care as well. Indeed, we awarded it one of our most superb grades in that category with a score of A-. For residents looking for a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 93.333336 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is a bit lower than we anticipated but still a respectable percentage. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. There are a variety of subcategories within this area. Many of the criteria relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. This facility provided 2.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home one of our more favorable scores in this category, with a B. This facility turned out to be strong in each category we looked at. Short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a vast range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. It outperformed the majority of facilities with 49.2 percent of its residents returning home. This is a higher rate than most nursing homes.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hirest Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hirest Care Center, 9.56% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hirest Care Center, 4.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hirest Care Center, 3.44% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who had urinary tract infections. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hirest Care Center, 20.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hirest Care Center, 24.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hirest Care Center, 4.04% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hirest Care Center, 89.97% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hirest Care Center, 14.55% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hirest Care Center, 15.54% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hirest Care Center, 15.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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