With an address in Joplin, Missouri, Joplin Gardens is one of six nursing homes in this city. This nursing home is a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. This facility truly has plenty of good features. Fortunately, this place did not have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- 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
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Joplin, Missouri Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a strong overall grade, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent government inspections. We awarded it an A+ for this area, which is one of our highest scores. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's above average category grades came in the area of long-term care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that category, with a grade of B+. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 91.48936 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat below what we expected but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. This wasn't quite on par with some of its other category grades mentioned above. The nursing score considers numerous datapoints. The most important factor is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place actually fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. It scored well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was short-term care. We awarded it a C in this category. This is a fair grade in this area. With our short-term care grade, we attempt to craft a fair barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. It does not look like this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final item 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 just 4.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Joplin Gardens Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Joplin Gardens, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that suffered from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Joplin Gardens, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Joplin Gardens, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Joplin Gardens, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Joplin Gardens, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Joplin Gardens, 4.19% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression may indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Joplin Gardens, 88.53% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Joplin Gardens, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Joplin Gardens, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility.
In Joplin Gardens, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Joplin Gardens, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Joplin Gardens, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Joplin Gardens, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Joplin, 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
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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