St Joseph's Hillside Villa is the only nursing home located in West Point, Nebraska. We awarded this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. This is just about as good of a place as you're going to find. Headlining this place's exemplary report card is its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 54 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Facility Inspections

A+
Jan 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection ratings are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a 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

A-
Jan 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Among its many high-end scores, this facility was given a strong long-term care grade. In fact, it received a grade of A- in this area. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid negative health outcomes for the senior population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.25 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes.

Nurse Quality

B+
Jan 19: A-Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing ratings are largely based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Jan 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the last category we assessed, this facility received a very strong grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home wrapped up a very favorable report card. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
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

St Joseph's Hillside Villa Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B+
5.26%
State
B+
5.81%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.

Provider
B
3.37%
State
B-
4.73%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
C
3.37%
State
B-
3.93%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
C
20.22%
State
B-
16.76%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.

Provider
B-
22.22%
State
B+
18.39%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. High rates of depression could imply worse patient care.

Provider
B-
2.47%
State
B
3.86%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.

Provider
F
50%
State
B
93.69%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
D
21.74%
State
B
15.01%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels. Some experts would argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.

Provider
B-
13.84%
State
B+
18.83%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A+
0.8
State
B
1.64
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
B+
13.84
State
B-
18.83
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
A-
78.76%
State
B+
76.14%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Francis Memorial Hospital 0.12 mi
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(402) 372-2404
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Mercyone Oakland Medical Center 12.66 mi
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(402) 685-5601
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