Accura Healthcare of Sioux City is a senior living facility in Sioux City, Iowa, which has a total of 85,884 people. This is a very good facility. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average score. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this place. This place was better in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accura Healthcare of Sioux City
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. The nursing rating is based on several datapoints, but the main one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
In addition, this nursing home earned top notch health inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in that category, with an A-. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our better grades in our short-term care category as well, with a B. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. We were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.1 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was long-term care. This facility received an impressive long-term care grade this year, with a B-. Although this was not as good as some of its other grades, this is nevertheless a respectable grade in that area. With our long-term care assessment, we focus on the volume of services provided by a nursing home, as well as a handful of quality metrics. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. We were pleased to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 99.0099 percent of its patients against pneumonia. This place keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Accura Healthcare of Sioux City Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term patients who have had falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 4.77% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 94.58% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels.
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Scores for Sioux City, IA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- 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 B-minus
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