Hillcrest Care Center is in De Soto, Missouri. This is a strong nursing home with a grade of B+ overall. We were pleased to learn that many of the other facilities in De Soto received similar scores. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this facility. If you look further down this page, you can see this place's category grades, which are also quite good.
Hillcrest Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1108 Clarke Street,
De Soto MO 63020
61.08% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a strong overall grade as described above, but we especially want to emphasize its nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk 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
Another quality feature for this facility is that it was awarded a favorable long-term care grade. Indeed, this proved to be its second best category score. In that area, we awarded this facility a B+. For residents seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 92.413795 percent of its patients, which is a few points lower than we were hoping for. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received an impressive short-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. Our short-term care ratings are probably more important for folks requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final area we rated was nursing, in which this facility received a B. This nursing home did not end up having any weak spots. Our nursing grade features a number of subcategories. The most important variable is the quantity of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillcrest Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillcrest Care Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients which suffered from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillcrest Care Center, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillcrest Care Center, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillcrest Care Center, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillcrest Care Center, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillcrest Care Center, 4.19% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillcrest Care Center, 88.53% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillcrest Care Center, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillcrest Care Center, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillcrest Care Center, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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