Accura Healthcare of Ogden is a facility located in Ogden, Iowa, which has a population of 3,131 people. Featuring an overall rating of B+, this facility should work for most prospective patients. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this nursing home. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Accura Healthcare of Ogden
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
625 East Oak Street,
Ogden IA 50212
83.26% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well in its overall score, this facility received even higher grades in nursing. In fact, we gave it one of our best grades in that category with an A. When determining our nursing scores, we assess both nursing hours and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
This nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections. We gave it an A for that category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively minor. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor deficiencies are not necessarily something to panic about.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it was given a score of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the final category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of D for our long-term care category. This is the facility's weakest category score. However, you should not focus exclusively one bad category. If you are seeking anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care ratings. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.346405 percent of its residents, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.24 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Accura Healthcare of Ogden Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 2.94% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 16.71% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 18.64% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 4.84% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 94.37% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 16.8% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 20.56% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 20.56 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Accura Healthcare of Ogden, 79.5% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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