Compare Nursing Homes in Missouri

Find the Best Nursing Homes in Missouri

Missouri, located in the Midwestern United States, has just over six million residents. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia. Even though the majorty of health care providers are located in these major urban areas, there are plenty of great senior care providers throughout the state. As Missouri's health system continues to improve, so do their follow-up care providers. Wherever you are in Missouri, our resources and tools make it easy to find the best post-acute care.

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Missouri Healthcare Resources

  • Missouri Health Care
  • Working to get all Missourians quality, affordable health care, no matter where they live or how much money they make.
  • Missouri Area Agencies on Aging
  • These organizations develop and implement programs and services for older persons at the local level in Missouri.
  • Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman
  • A network of volunteers serving residents of nursing homes and residential care facilities to provide advocacy, support, and assistance with any problems or complaints.

Key Statistics About Missouri Nursing Homes

522 Medicare certified facilities



$180 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 33% below the national average.



average Medicare quality rating


Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

68%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

22%
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Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

58%
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Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

12%
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Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

4%
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Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

6%
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Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

19%
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Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

15%
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