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Bluffs, The in Columbia, MO


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Bluffs, The is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Columbia, Missouri ( Boone county )

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They have 132 beds and 124 residents (which would leave 8 beds available). Bluffs, The participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.



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They are located at the following address: 3105 Bluff Creek Drive in Columbia Missouri 65201.
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They can be reached by phone at (573) 442-6060.

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Nursing Home:
Bluffs, The
Business Name:
Boone County Senior Citizen Service Corporation
CMS ID:
265498
Street Address:
3105 BLUFF CREEK DRIVE
City:
COLUMBIA
State:
Missouri
Zip Code:
65201
Phone #:
(573) 442-6060
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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The average age at Bluffs, The is approximately 83 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 70 men and 136 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Bluffs, The with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
30.097%
Alzheimer's
45.146%
Asthma
12.621%
Cancer
17.476%
CHF
42.233%
COPD
22.816%
Depression
49.029%
Diabetes
38.835%
Hyperlipidemia
66.505%
IHD
59.223%
Osteoporosis
30.583%
RA or OA
71.845%
Schizophrenia
14.563%
Stroke
21.845%

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Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Bluffs, The began on May 05, 1992.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Bluffs, The include:
Clinical Labs
Dental Care
Dietary
Housekeeping
Mental Health
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physician
Physician Extender
Podiatry
Physical Therapy
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Social Services
Therapeutic Qualified Activities
Vocational Services
X-rays


Ownership Changes: 2
Medicaid ID: 101480903
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WISCONSIN PHYSICIANS SERVICE
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 132
Alzheimer's Beds: 16

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The average length of stay at Bluffs, The is approximately 26.6 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Bluffs, The to Medicare is $429.77 per day (compared to a Missouri average of $660.64) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $310.93 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

If your stay meets Medicare's requirements they pay 100% for the first 20 days, there is then a copay of $167.50 for days 21-100, and after 100 days (of a single stay) the patient is responsible for all nursing home related costs.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique (Supplemental Insurance Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Bluffs, The directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.


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Bluffs, The provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
28.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
48 minutes
CNA
141 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.27 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.18 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Bluffs, The. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.06
Administration
8.86
CNAs
52.28
Dietitians
0.34
Food Service
22.77
Housekeeping
15.28
LPN / LVN
18.19
Medical Director
0.09
Medication Tech
7.03
Mental Health
0.34
Nurse Admin
2.61
Nursing Director
1.16
Occ. Therapist
0.27
OT Assistant
2.56
Other Staff
3.37
Pharmacist
0.14
Physical Therapist
0.44
Physician
0.14
Physician Ext.
0.09
PT Assistant
2.37
Qualified Activities
4.51
RNs
14
Social Worker
3.5
Speech Pathology
0.71
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Bluffs, The in COLUMBIA, Missouri has 132 beds compared to a Missouri average of 104.14 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 124 residents compared to a MO average of 68.68 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 93.94% occupancy rate compared to a Missouri average of 65.95% and a national average of 81.38%.


Bluffs, The's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to a MO average of 3.11 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to a MO average of 2.74 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to a MO average of 2.78 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to a MO average of 3.6 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to a MO average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4.4 for Bluffs, The versus the MO average of 2.98 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
BLUFFS, THE 124 vs. MO 68.68 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BLUFFS, THE 132 vs. MO 104.14 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BLUFFS, THE 4.4 vs. MO 2.976 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BLUFFS, THE 5 vs. MO 3.11 vs. National 3.04

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1600 E Broadway
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(573) 815-8000
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Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 882-4141
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Columbia Mo Va Medical Center
800 Hospital Dr
Columbia , MO 65201
(573) 814-6000
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