THE MEADOWS CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at The Meadows Care Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

THE MEADOWS CARE CENTER
1805 WEST 32ND STREET
JOPLIN, MO 64801
(417) 782-0114

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

78%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 93
  • Certified Beds: 120

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Medium Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by The Meadows Care Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-523.3%
Total Percent:23.3%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-168.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-58.7%
Total Percent:17.4%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-1613.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-517.9%
Total Percent:31.2%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
13.6%
Total Percent:13.6%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
0.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
2.0%
Total Percent:2.0%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
5.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
7.2%
Total Percent:12.3%
 

Rating Details For The Meadows Care Center

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Missouri are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMissouri Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%88%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased6%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious4%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse6%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection3%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder15%38%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%5%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season88%87%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%83%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%4%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain2%20%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 12/03/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Provide at Least One Room to Use As a Dining Room and for Activities, That is a Good Size, with Good Lighting, Airflow and Furniture.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010
Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Quality Care

Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Have Enough Nurses to Care for Every Resident in a Way That Maximizes the Resident's Well Being.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011

Resident Assessment

Do a New Assessment After Any Major Change in a Resident's Physical or Mental Health.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Do a New Assessment After Any Major Change in a Resident's Physical or Mental Health.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010

Resident Rights

Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/25/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that The Meadows Care Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 12/03/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/22/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2009
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 12/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011

Vertical Openings

Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Retrieved 2011