Ridgeview Living Community is located in Malden, Missouri, a city with 6,359 people. We gave this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all facilities in the country. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this facility. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive. It is hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Ridgeview Living Community
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A+. Very few places performed as well in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means that the inspectors didn't 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.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade is primarily based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 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 facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our next category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for its long-term care grade. This is a very strong rating. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 90.90909 percent of its residents, which is a few points below what we expected. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our fourth area, this nursing home was awarded an excellent short-term care rating. While this wasn't quite as impressive as several of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of the more favorable scores a facility can receive. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to have highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature higher levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ridgeview Living Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ridgeview Living Community, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ridgeview Living Community, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ridgeview Living Community, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ridgeview Living Community, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ridgeview Living Community, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term patients that are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ridgeview Living Community, 4.19% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ridgeview Living Community, 88.53% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ridgeview Living Community, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ridgeview Living Community, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who retained mobility levels. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Ridgeview Living Community, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ridgeview Living Community, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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