Westgate is located in Joplin, Missouri. This city has 72,274 people. It looks like this nursing home is among the most elite facilities we looked at. A grade in this range requires top-notch marks across the board. Indeed, this turned out to be better than most of the facilities in Joplin, which boasts a strong selection of facilities. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 120 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Limited Liability company

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

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

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection grades are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We were not able to track down deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A
Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. There are a host of subcategories within this grade. Most of these datapoints reflect levels of nurse staffing. This particular facility provided 4.8 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This was one of the more impressive figures we found. Furthermore, a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in Missouri in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Long-term Care Quality

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

We also would like to note the fact that this nursing home received a superb score of A- in our long-term care category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. On top of providing well above average levels of nursing care and other staffing, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This figure is also far higher than the majority of nursing homes. This combination proved to be successful as this place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 1.6 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The next category we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B. Believe it or not, this turned out to be this nursing home's weakest area. A facility could be doing a lot worse when it's lowest grade still outperforms most facilities. Our short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the typical nursing home. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned 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

Westgate Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
A-
4.35%
State
B
8.39%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who had falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B-
4.16%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
D
5.56%
State
B
3.59%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A
5.56%
State
B-
18.42%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
A-
14.71%
State
B-
24.61%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
3.59%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
F
50%
State
B-
89.7%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A+
6.25%
State
B
14.44%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.

Provider
B
15.92%
State
B-
14.54%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Provider
A+
0.63
State
B-
2.01
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
B
15.92
State
B+
14.54
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Freeman Health System - Freeman West 0.26 mi
1102 West 32nd Street Joplin Missouri 64804
(417) 347-1111
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Mercy Hospital Joplin 1.83 mi
100 Mercy Way Joplin Missouri 64804
(417) 781-2727
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Mercy Hospital Carthage 12.66 mi
3125 Dr Russell Smith Way Carthage Missouri 64836
(417) 358-8121
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Freeman Neosho Hospital 15.77 mi
113 West Hickory Street Neosho Missouri 64850
(417) 451-1234
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Mercy Hospital Columbus 19.11 mi
220 N Pennsylvania Avenue Columbus Kansas 66725
(620) 429-2545
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc - Joplin East 0.41 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
522 West 32nd St Suite B Joplin Missouri 64804
(417) 782-4055
Freeman Nephrology & Dialysis Center 1.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
932 E 34th St Joplin Missouri 64804
(417) 347-8330
Silver Creek Dialysis 5.02 mi
Dialysis Stations: 8
2011 E 32nd St Ste 101 Joplin Missouri 64804
(417) 627-9490
Freeman Health System Outpatient Dialysis Center 5.6 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
1636 S Madison St Webb City Missouri 64870
(417) 347-2300
Heartland Kidney Center 13.29 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
2828 South Grand Carthage Missouri 64836
(417) 358-5500
Fresenius Medical Care Neosho 15.28 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
915 W Harmony St Suite B Neosho Missouri 64850
(417) 455-9126
Heartland Kidney and Dialysis Center 15.6 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
833 N Business 71 Neosho Missouri 64850
(417) 455-9255