Accura Healthcare of Bancroft is in Bancroft, Iowa, a city with a total of 1,051 people. We gave this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the country. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is just about as as good as it gets. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's remarkable profile is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
Accura Healthcare of Bancroft
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Stroke Recovery
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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We also wanted to point out that this facility earned near flawless government inspections recently. We awarded them an A+ in this area. Our inspection grades account for several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Nursing ratings are largely tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home received an impressive score of A- in our short-term care category. With our short-term care grade, we strive to forge a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated was long-term care. This nursing home received a better than average long-term care grade in our assessment, with a grade of B-. Even though this is not quite as dominant as a few of its other grades, this is still a respectable score in that area. In our long-term care score, we focus on the amount of care offered by a nursing home, along with a few qualitative measures. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Accura Healthcare of Bancroft Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who had falls which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients who had urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for treating a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 4.48% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 94.58% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accura Healthcare of Bancroft, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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