Ozark Nursing and Care Center is located in Ozark, Missouri. We gave it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road grade. Based on our assessment, this nursing home likely wouldn't be a bad choice. One of the best aspects of this facility's report card is its remarkable inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Ozark Nursing and Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Few facilities performed better in this area. Inspection grades are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause 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
Additionally, we awarded this nursing home a B+ in our long-term care category. This is one of our better scores. For residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are a key measure. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 60.546875 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is a few points lower than we expected but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed was short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a B- in this category. Our short-term care ratings are critical for prospective residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. It doesn't appear that this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 5.6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
The final category we rated is nursing, ended up being this nursing home's worst area. We awarded this nursing home a D in that category. This is one of just a couple of weak points of an otherwise impressive profile. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This place offered only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these data points to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ozark Nursing and Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 4.11% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating signs of depression. Many argue this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 88.89% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 11.79 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ozark Nursing and Care Center, 72.5% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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