Phelps County Regional Medical Center
1000 W Tenth St, Rolla MO 65401 · (573) 364-8899 · 38% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Phelps County Regional Medical Center is a very-small hospital-based nursing home in Rolla, Missouri. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the top score. We flat out can not say enough good things about this place. If you look further down this page, you will see this facility's category ratings, which appear to be just as impressive as its overall score.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
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Non profit - Other
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We awarded them an A+ in this category. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. This facility excelled in the two key staffing areas we assessed. It provided about 50% more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than a typical nursing home. This is certainly a very favorable sign. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in Missouri in this area with 72.8 percent of its residents returning home.
This facility has also received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose 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
In the third area we analyzed, this facility received strong marks in the area of long-term care. For this reason, it was given one of our most impressive grades in that area with a grade of of A+. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the criteria we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this nursing home submitted information about vaccinations. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents 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.
The fourth category we analyzed was nursing. We gave it another first-rate score of A+ in this category. This finalized a amazing profile of straight A+'s. The nursing rating analyzes quite a few components, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility boasts a really impressive 9.5 hours of nursing care per patient daily, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the state in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We look at these data points as predictive measures of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Phelps County Regional Medical Center Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better