John Knox Village Care Center

(866) 653-9337

600 Nw Pryor Rd, LEES SUMMIT, MO


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
John Knox Village Care Center
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600 NW PRYOR RD
LEES SUMMIT
MO
64081
USA
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User Reviews

07/24/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

As a family member we did not like the care received at this facility



04/07/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I brought my mom to this facility to rehab from having a fall and breaking both shoulders and broken facial bones. My mother was brought to Village Care Center on a Friday night around 5:00 by a medical transport company from the hospital. She was first brought to semi-private room. This was fine with us because they told her they would move her as soon as a private room became available. They did move her the next morning to a private room. Then in less than 2 hours had decided that someone else needed to be in that room. moving her to another room. Again, not a big deal to us as long as everything else was ok. While mom was in the third room in less than 36 hours she found that the nursing aides were not prompt at all in helping her. On two occasions (in one day) they left her sitting in her room without her call light. My mom unable to get up on her home because she has 2 broken shoulders. Then mom asked to use the restroom, had to wait for that as well. Then left her sitting on the toilet for some time. Then when the aide did come in to help, mom felt like she was "bawled out" because she couldn't help herself get up off the toilet. Mom was there for rehab and did see the rehab dept. on Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday they had her walk. She was complaining of shortness of breath when walking. She sat down for a few minutes and tried it again. When standing again, she told them she couldn't do it, too short of breath. They had her walk some more to get to a chair. Mom was by that time having a very difficult time. The PT had to leave mom alone in the physical therapy room in order to get help from nurses. When the nursing staff got there , mom's O2 saturation was in the 70's. (This is not good) Her blood pressure was not good. They did get mom back to her room at that time, took her vitals put O2 on and then called their doctor and was told to call 911. EMS should have been the first call. Not the doctor. This period of time was greater than one hour from the time the incident happened until 911 was called.. The EMS did get there after they were called and did transfer my mom to hospital. Mom said that at one point during the transfer the O2 canister (the round cylinder) fell on the floor because it was not in a stand. The EMS provider told the staff they needed that in a stand because it can blow up if falls. The staff said they didn't have one. After all of this my mom was diagnosed with bilateral pulmonary embolism, (blood clot in the lungs). Village Care Center of course did not cause this but was very slow to get the help that my mom needed.
Our overall review is very poor. When my mom first got there from a medical transport company from the hospital she had to sit in her room for over an hour (I was there also) before a nurse came in for intake procedures. Moved to three rooms 12 hours, was left without a call light at least 2 times in 8 hours, and left on the toilet for some time. Nursing staff aides and nurses were not prompt with shortness of breath. There are also many other incidences that happened. My mom was is only 72 and mentally "with it" . We had every wish that Village Care was going to be the place for my mom to rehab. It was close to me so I could visit daily and seemed upon first look to be fine. Which we found out was not.
My hope in writing this review is to encourage all families that want their loved ones to go to Village Care Center for rehab to do their homework. It was a "name brand" so we thought it would be good. Look at reviews, which I didn't do like I should have, before committing. Check both sides of the state line. Visit more than one facility. Look at reviews and ratings. Visit the facility more than once if possible. Watch how long it takes for them to answer call lights. And if you end of going to a place that's not good and you don't like it. Don't wait move your family member.



11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

John Knox Village Care Center is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 353 beds based in Lees Summit, MO. At last check, the facility had 273 residents indicating that it is 77% occupied which is about average within the state of Missouri. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for John Knox Village Care Center, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 86% of nursing homes in Missouri. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for John Knox Village Care Center with other senior care providers in Missouri. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 01/18/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here



11/02/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Our Mother's room is never clean, sheets dirty and sometimes she has her same clothes on for 3 days. She spits up some after every meal and it is usually on her shirt. We change it when we go, but clean clothes should be put on each day when the patient cannot fend for themselves. She has fallen since the alarm is not answered quickly and has caused issues. The Laundry loses her clothing; The staff doesn't help her wash her hands or brush her teeth! She doesn't know if its day or night, so she needs help with these hygiene items.
The food is very good most of the time from what we can tell.
We have written on the admitting papers and have talked to the staff that if her meds change, we need to be notified. This does not always happen.




Description of John Knox Village Care Center in LEES SUMMIT, MO

Number of Beds : 353

Seniors can begin the next phase in their lives by moving into John Knox Village Inc, a beautiful community in Lees Summit, MO. This senior residence offers excellent independent living services. This community, a comprehensive independent living community, allows you to do as you wish, when you wish, but without the burdens of home ownership that can tie you down and take up your time. Serving both individuals and couples, these senior communities are also known as senior apartments, retirement villages, and communities for 55 and older. Residents stay in private apartments or individual homes with a variety of community amenities, services, and programs tailored specifically for seniors. Your personal belongings, such as furniture and favorite mementos, can move to your new home with you. With maintenance, groundskeeping, and housekeeping taken care of, seniors can focus on goals and passions instead of the daily demands of home ownership. Because independent living communities are intended for older adults who need little or no assistance, most do not offer medical care or supervision. Community services and amenities usually include fitness clubs, dining facilities, swimming pools, golf courses, hiking trails, social events, and more. John Knox Village Inc provides a low-maintenance lifestyle and the assistance seniors need to enjoy retirement. In this community, independent living services are provided. With independent living, you can do as you wish, when you wish, but without the burdens of home ownership that can take up your time. For more information about assisted living at John Knox Village Inc, call today.

Source: OurParents.com

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Demographic Profile for LEES SUMMIT, MO, 64081

People

Male Population
46.69%
Female Population
53.31%
Median Age
40.1 Years
Average Household Income
$72,904

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
3% Below
Cost of Food
8% Below
Utilities
12% Below
Miscellaneous
4% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
45.8 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
31 / 100
Physicians per 100k
209.7

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
2
Property Crimes
3