With an address in Willard, Missouri, Willard Care Center is the sole option located in the city. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A score in this range requires favorable scores in most areas. In our view, this facility looks like a good fit for quite a few people. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any weak links in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Willard Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great nursing home overall, it also earned A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections are nearly flawless. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are quite insignificant. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
This facility received high grades in the area of nursing as well. In fact, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Nursing grades are mostly tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we gave them one of our stronger scores in that category, with a score of B. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is often a fair measure of a facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our fourth area, this nursing home was given an acceptable long-term care rating. Even though this isn't nearly as elite as a few of its other scores, this is really not a terrible score. In computing our long-term care scores, we analyze the personal care received by the facility's residents. One of the data points we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. We were a bit bothered by the fact that this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to just 78.861786 percent of its residents. On a more positive note, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Willard Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Willard Care Center, 9.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Willard Care Center, 3.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who have sustained a fall leading to severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Willard Care Center, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Willard Care Center, 20.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Willard Care Center, 24.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Willard Care Center, 4.11% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Willard Care Center, 88.89% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Willard Care Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Willard Care Center, 15.81% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients health.
In Willard Care Center, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Willard Care Center, 15.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Willard Care Center, 72.5% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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