Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown is an average-sized nursing home located in Marshalltown, Iowa. With an overall score of A-, this is clearly a high quality facility. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it ahead of most of the nursing homes in Marshalltown, which has a decent selection of facilities. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category grades, which are also strong. It is hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this ended up being a great nursing home is it received a very impressive grade in inspections. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In this category, we gave this facility an A. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing grade is mostly based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility also was given favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we graded was long-term care. This facility was awarded an above average nursing rating this year, with a grade of B. While this is not quite as impressive as many of its other grades, this is nevertheless one of the more impressive scores in this category. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations 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 Marshalltown Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients that experienced a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who have sustained a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 4.48% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 94.58% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Many would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients health.
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is important to the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Marshalltown, IA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Marshalltown, Iowa has 3 other nursing homes
- Unitypoint Health-MarshalltownAcute Care Hospitals 2.23 miles away3 S 4th Ave Marshalltown Iowa 50158Voluntary non-profit - Private(641) 754-5151
- Marshalltown Mary Greeley Dialysis0.56 miles away3120 2nd St. Marshalltown Iowa 50158Dialysis Stations: 24 (641) 752-1819