Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community is a nursing home in Westphalia, Missouri, a city with a population of 1,240 people. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road grade. You can certainly do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this facility's profile is its stellar inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it earned an excellent inspection grade. Its inspection score was far better than its overall grade. In our inspections category, we gave it a grade of A+. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, we also wanted to point out that this facility received strong long-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our more impressive grades in this area, with a B. This turned out to be the nursing home's second highest score. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 97.849464 percent of its residents, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best category came in the area of short-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a B-. Our short-term care ratings are presumably most meaningful for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
The last area we assessed was nursing, which was this facility's worst area. We awarded this nursing home a D in that area. Naturally, this score pulled down the nursing home's overall grade to some degree. We assessed the licensure of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses spent with patients, in determining our score in this category. This facility averaged only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is not a very impressive figure. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing scores. This nursing home fared well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 20.47% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 24.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 4.19% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 88.53% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 14.79% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 14.68% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 1.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 14.68 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 11.55 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Westphalia Hills-a Stonebridge Community, 72.81% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
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