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Senath South Health Care Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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300 East Hornbeck Street, PO Box 940,
Senath MO 63876

(573) 738-2627

93.73% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Senath South Health Care Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Senath South Health Care Center is located in Senath, Missouri. This city has 2,374 people. This facility was given a bottom of the barrel overall score based on the data we assessed. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Senath. Finally, we were surprised to learn that this place received a decent grade in our long-term care category. We provide more information on this category below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

While this place's overall grade was as bad as it gets, it actually didn't perform terribly in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B- for that category, which is one of our better scores. Our inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, CMS cited this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. Hopefully, its performance improves in the future, but until then we simply can't recommend this facility.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

This facility's second most respectable category was long-term care, but it still received just a D in that area. This still happens to be a well below average grade. Facilities that do not fare well in this category typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in some of the areas of routine medical care we looked at. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccines. We were a bit alarmed this facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to just 11.775703 percent of its residents. We were also disappointed with the nursing home's hospitalization rate. We found that this nursing home had 2.88 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is nearly double the national average.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: F

Tragically, this facility received an F for its short-term care score. In computing these short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to devise a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. As you might expect, we discovered that this nursing home provides significantly less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than a typical nursing home. The last measure we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these poor metrics sunk this facility's short-term care score.

Nurse Quality

Grade: F

The next category we graded was nursing. Sadly, it received a lowly F in this area, which is a very poor grade. When determining a facility's nursing grade, we consider the number of hours nurses are with patients and the level of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home offered just 2 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Unfortunately, this nursing home also had terrible scores in some of the quality-based measures to pair with its low nursing hour totals. We looked at the percentage of residents suffering pressure ulcers and we were quite disappointed. This nursing home was at approximately 150 percent of the national average in this metric. This is a bad sign when you consider that many pressure ulcers could be avoided with better nursing care. This statistic helped pull down this nursing home's nursing grade quite a bit.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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Senath South Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Senath South Health Care Center, 9.56% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Senath South Health Care Center, 4.04% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A

In Senath South Health Care Center, 3.44% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Senath South Health Care Center, 20.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Senath South Health Care Center, 24.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Senath South Health Care Center, 4.04% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be a sign worse patient care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Senath South Health Care Center, 89.97% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Senath South Health Care Center, 14.55% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Senath South Health Care Center, 15.54% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In Senath South Health Care Center, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Senath South Health Care Center, 15.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In Senath South Health Care Center, 11.99 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Piggott Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 17.7 miles away216 East Main Street Piggott Arkansas 72454Government - Local(870) 598-3881
  • Great River Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 18.19 miles away1520 N Division Street Blytheville Arkansas 72315Government - Local(870) 838-7300
  • Arkansas Methodist Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 19.99 miles away900 West Kingshighway Paragould Arkansas 72450Voluntary non-profit - Private(870) 239-7000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Hope Again Dialysis Center8.81 miles away1207 State Rte v V Kennett Missouri 63857Dialysis Stations: 16 (573) 888-0222
  • Renal Care Group - Kennett9.57 miles away715 Teaco Rd Kennett Missouri 63857Dialysis Stations: 15 (573) 888-1036
  • Us Renal Care of Northeast Ar - Paragould19.92 miles away901 W Kings Highway Paragould Arkansas 72450Dialysis Stations: 13 (870) 215-0187

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