The Lutheran Home is a very-large non-profit nursing home located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Featuring an overall score of A, we found this facility to be the highest graded nursing home in Cape Girardeau. Overall grades in this range are a great indication of top-notch nursing home. You simply can't do much better than this place. Headlining this nursing home's remarkable profile is its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
The Lutheran Home
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2825 Bloomfield Road,
Cape Girardeau MO 63703
68.02% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Blood Administration
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Missouri Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means CMS 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many impressive grades, this facility was given an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. Once we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 98.36601 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a dangerous ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is largely tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving patients more often.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category, this nursing home also received an impressive short-term care score, with an A-. This rounded out an elite report card. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze a facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Lutheran Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Lutheran Home, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Lutheran Home, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Lutheran Home, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of long-term care residents who have sustained a UTI. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Lutheran Home, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Lutheran Home, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Lutheran Home, 4.19% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Lutheran Home, 88.53% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Lutheran Home, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Lutheran Home, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In The Lutheran Home, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Lutheran Home, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Lutheran Home, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Lutheran Home, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Cape Girardeau, MO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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