Redwood of Carmel Hills is a large nursing home located in Independence, Missouri. With a terrible overall grade of F, this facility isn't high on our list. This facility didn't have much going for it. If you aren't deterred by this place's profile, feel free to continue reading to learn more about its category scores. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 194 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

While this facility's overall score was terrible, it actually fared well in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B+ for that area, which is one of our better scores. Inspection grades account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. You should avoid facilities with a list of severe deficiencies flagged. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.

Nurse Quality

C
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

This nursing home really excelled in nursing, where it received an C. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Nursing scores are primarily associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This facility provides only 3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a somewhat concerning figure as it is well below the national average. Lastly, our nursing ratings also consider quality-based measures, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this facility performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a good indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls could be avoided if a facility supplies enough nurses to assist its residents.

Long-term Care Quality

D
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Historical

Sadly, this facility's next best score is long-term care. Nevertheless, with a grade of D in this area, it still performed relatively poorly. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category likely don't provide the type of consistent around the clock care that some other facilities provide. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. We were somewhat surprised to discover that this facility vaccinated a relatively low 90.87453 percent of its patients against pneumonia. To our surprise, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.49 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This was its best feature in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Switching gears to the next category, we awarded this facility a D in short-term care. This is the facility's weakest category grade. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to grade a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to have highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. With a grade this poor in this category, we weren't surprised to find this place was below average in two of the key staffing metrics we assess. The facility offered significantly fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most facilities. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This was not a strength for this facility. We found that just 42.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, about half of their patients are able to return home so this is well below average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
F
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Redwood of Carmel Hills Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
D
12.09%
State
B
8.39%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents which sustained falls leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
A
1.14%
State
B-
4.16%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who had a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to differing reporting standards.

Provider
B+
1.53%
State
B
3.59%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A
7.35%
State
B-
18.42%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
B-
21.58%
State
B-
24.61%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
B+
0.6%
State
B
3.59%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
C
91.87%
State
B-
89.7%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing.

Provider
A
9.83%
State
B
14.44%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is critical to residents' health.

Provider
B+
19.31%
State
B-
14.54%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of residents.

Provider
A-
1.49
State
B-
2.01
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.

Provider
B-
19.31
State
B+
14.54
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
4.04
State
B
10.15
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.

Provider
B+
72.31%
State
B
69.72%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Centerpoint Medical Center 4 mi
19600 East 39th Street Independence Missouri 64057
(816) 698-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Truman Medical Center Lakewood 8.03 mi
7900 Lee's Summit Rd Kansas City Missouri 64139
(816) 404-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Mary's Medical Center 8.55 mi
201 Nw R D Mize Rd Blue Springs Missouri 64014
(816) 228-5900
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
North Kansas City Hospital 9.12 mi
2800 Clay Edwards Drive Kansas City Missouri 64116
(816) 691-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill 9.39 mi
2301 Holmes Street Kansas City Missouri 64108
(816) 404-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Childrens Mercy Hospital 9.55 mi
2401 Gillham Road Kansas City Missouri 64108
(816) 234-3000
Childrens
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Research Medical Center 10.22 mi
2316 E Meyer Blvd Kansas City Missouri 64132
(816) 276-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Saint Luke's East Hospital 10.36 mi
100 N E Saint Luke's Boulevard Lees Summit Missouri 64086
(816) 347-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Independence Dialysis Center 2.57 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
1135 S. Claremont Independence Missouri 64054
(816) 836-1220
Fmc - Centerpoint 2.95 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
19401 E 37th Terrace Court South Suite 200 Independence Missouri 64057
(816) 795-6559
Eastland Dialysis 4.35 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
19101 E Valley View Pkwy Ste E Independence Missouri 64055
(816) 795-6018
Fmc Dialysis Services of Raytown 6.14 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
11503 E 63rd St Kansas City Missouri 64133
(816) 353-3080
Davita Blue Ridge Dialysis 7.18 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
8608 E 63rd St Kansas City Missouri 64133
(816) 353-6100
Swope Dialysis 8.07 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 19
4407 East 50th Terrace Kansas City Missouri 64130
(816) 924-1201
Northland Dialysis 9.15 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 25
2750 Clay Edwards Dr. #100 Kansas City Missouri 64116
(816) 842-2056
Fmc - Blue Springs 9.33 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
505 Ne Adams Dairy Parkway Suite B Blue Springs Missouri 64014
(816) 229-2400