Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus is an average-sized facility located in Independence, Iowa. This nursing home was given an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. Based on our analysis, you could do much worse than this place. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card was its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
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Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus
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- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a strong nursing home is that it earned an impressive inspection grade. Inspections turned out to be its best category. In this area, we gave it an A+. Our inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
The second highest grade we gave this nursing home in any area came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of B-. Nursing grades are primarily based on a facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has quality controls in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given its third most favorable category score in the category of short-term care. We gave this nursing home a grade of B- in this area, which is a decent grade. In determining our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. We were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final measure we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, this facility was awarded a respectable long-term care score of C. Long-term care scores are based in part on the facility's quantity of care. This means a vast range of personal care services, ranging from assistance with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 97.60479 percent of its patients. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 6.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 3.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of poor nursing care. However, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 17.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 19.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents which were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 4.67% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 93.67% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 17.07% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 16.9% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 1.48 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 16.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Abcm Rehab Centers of Independence West Campus, 77.73% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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