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River City Living Community

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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River City Living Community's website

3038 West Truman Blvd,
Jefferson City MO 65109

(573) 893-3404

15.4% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Jefferson City, Missouri, River City Living Community is one of eight available nursing homes in the area. With an overall rating of B+, this facility should work for most prospective patients. If you take a look at the other options in Jefferson City, we are confident you will find this nursing home to be a better option than most of the nursing homes in the city. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Home Making
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition to receiving a great overall rating, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest grades. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

One of the other reasons we graded this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we gave this nursing home an A-. There are a variety of factors included in this category. Many of these criteria reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a system of turning residents more frequently.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also was given a strong short-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. In computing our short-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is often a reliable assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

This nursing home's least impressive area is long-term care, which is the final category we looked at. In this category, we gave this facility a grade of D. We would like to to point out this possible weak link, however, you should not focus exclusively on a single weak area either. Nursing homes that don't fare well in this category often don't provide as much nursing care and also may be struggling in a few of the areas of routine medical care we assessed. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 48.57143 percent of its patients. This is significantly less than what we expected. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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River City Living Community Quality Metrics

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In River City Living Community, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In River City Living Community, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In River City Living Community, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In River City Living Community, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In River City Living Community, 88.53% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In River City Living Community, 14.79% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In River City Living Community, 72.81% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Scores for Jefferson City, MO

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A

Looking for more options? Jefferson City, Missouri has 7 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Ssm Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson CityAcute Care Hospitals 2.49 miles away2505 Mission Drive Jefferson City Missouri 65109Proprietary(573) 681-3000
  • Capital Region Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.4 miles away1125 Madison St Jefferson City Missouri 65102Voluntary non-profit - Private(573) 632-5000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci With Jcmg East5.74 miles away1916 Boggs Creek Road Jefferson City Missouri 65101Dialysis Stations: 12 (573) 632-2633