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. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its dominant resume, this facility also excelled in our short-term care category. In fact, it received a score of A- in that area. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Nursing ratings are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a patient at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was long-term care. In this area, we gave this nursing home an acceptable grade of B-. This actually was this nursing home's least impressive area. Our long-term care grade is used to measure a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing more on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is more than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. 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, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 4.77% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 94.58% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical health.
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 11.44 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of 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
In Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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 C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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