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Nursing Homes in Iowa

  • 20th
    National Rank
  • 419
    Nursing Homes
  • 6.11%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Iowa Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Iowa, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Iowa, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often associated with poor nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Iowa, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Iowa, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Iowa, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Iowa, 4.48% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Iowa, 94.58% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Iowa, 16.82% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Iowa, 19.24% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Iowa, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Iowa, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Iowa, 11.86 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Iowa, 79.45% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

Iowa cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Albia201
Grade: C
Algona211
Grade: B-plus
Altoona254
Grade: B
Ames312
Grade: A-minus
Ankeny464
Grade: A-minus
Atlantic211
Grade: B-minus
Bettendorf284
Grade: B
Bloomfield201
Grade: A-minus
Boone201
Grade: A-minus
Carroll311
Grade: B-plus
Cedar Falls523
Grade: B-plus
Cedar Rapids942
Grade: A-minus
Centerville310
Grade: B-plus
Charles City211
Grade: A
Cherokee302
Grade: B-minus
Clarinda201
Grade: B-plus
Clinton211
Grade: A-minus
Coralville222
Grade: B-plus
Council Bluffs5117
Grade: B
Cresco301
Grade: B-plus
Creston211
Grade: B-minus
Davenport773
Grade: B-minus
Decorah211
Grade: B-plus
Denison201
Grade: B
Des Moines1264
Grade: B-minus
Dubuque1012
Grade: A-minus
Emmetsburg301
Grade: A
Estherville201
Grade: C
Fairfield211
Grade: D
Fort Dodge411
Grade: B
Glenwood200
Grade: A-minus
Grinnell311
Grade: A
Grundy Center201
Grade: A-minus
Hampton201
Grade: A-minus
Humboldt301
Grade: B-plus
Independence312
Grade: A-minus
Indianola300
Grade: B-plus
Iowa City322
Grade: B
Jefferson201
Grade: A-minus
Johnston274
Grade: A-minus
Keokuk212
Grade: B-plus
Knoxville201
Grade: B-minus
Le Mars211
Grade: B-plus
Maquoketa211
Grade: A-minus
Marion542
Grade: B
Marshalltown411
Grade: B
Mason City411
Grade: B-minus
Mount Ayr201
Grade: B-plus
Mount Pleasant311
Grade: B
Muscatine321
Grade: D
Nevada212
Grade: A
New Hampton201
Grade: B
Newton511
Grade: B
Norwalk274
Grade: B
Oelwein301
Grade: B
Osage201
Grade: B
Oskaloosa301
Grade: D
Ottumwa320
Grade: B
Pella211
Grade: A-minus
Perry211
Grade: B-minus
Red Oak201
Grade: B
Rock Rapids200
Grade: C
Sergeant Bluff242
Grade: C
Shenandoah211
Grade: B
Sibley201
Grade: A
Sigourney201
Grade: B
Sioux City843
Grade: B-minus
Spencer211
Grade: A-minus
Urbandale374
Grade: A-minus
Vinton211
Grade: A
Washington311
Grade: B-minus
Waterloo623
Grade: B-minus
Waukon201
Grade: A-minus
Webster City201
Grade: B-plus
West Des Moines474
Grade: B-minus
Winterset201
Grade: C