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Bloomfield Care Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+Sep 20: A-Oct 20: B+Jan 21: BFeb 21: BMar 21: BApr 21: B-May 21: B-Jun 21: B-Jul 21: BAug 21: BSep 21: BOct 21: BNov 21: BJan 22: BFeb 22: BMar 22: BApr 22: B+May 22: B+
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800 North Davis Street,
Bloomfield IA 52537

(641) 664-2699

50.21% estimated occupancy 1

Bloomfield Care Center is located in Bloomfield, Iowa. Sporting an overall score of B+, this looks like a high quality facility. Based on our ratings, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. A few minor deficiencies are not something to panic about.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. Nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this nursing home an A-. The nursing score includes several factors. The most heavily weighted one is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 4.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This was one of the better figures we found. In addition, a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of looking at levels of nursing care, we also looked at a few quality measures in determining our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these areas as predictive indicators of the quality of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Turning the page to our third category, this nursing home was given a dominant short-term care grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A-. With our short-term care assessment, we attempt to create a fair measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at the facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The final metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. This place performed better than most facilities in this area with 53.2 percent of its patients returning home. With most facilities, less than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

This facility's weakest area is long-term care, which is the last category we assessed. In this category, we awarded this facility a grade of D. We want to to draw your attention to this possible weakness, but you should not over-emphasize a single bad area either. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a bad sign for resident care and it may indicate that the place is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. This facility's vaccination data were not as strong as its nursing hours data. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to just 73.52941 percent of its residents. We'd love to see some improvement in this area in the future. Surprisingly, this place actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.59 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Bloomfield Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Bloomfield Care Center, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Bloomfield Care Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who experienced falls resulting in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Bloomfield Care Center, 2.94% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic could also be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Bloomfield Care Center, 16.71% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Bloomfield Care Center, 18.64% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Bloomfield Care Center, 4.84% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Bloomfield Care Center, 94.37% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: F

In Bloomfield Care Center, 16.8% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Bloomfield Care Center, 20.56% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In Bloomfield Care Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Bloomfield Care Center, 20.56 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Bloomfield Care Center, 79.5% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Davis County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.15 miles away509 North Madison Street Bloomfield Iowa 52537Government - Local(641) 664-2145

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - Ottumwa17.34 miles away1110 Quincy Ave. # 44 Ottumwa Iowa 52501Dialysis Stations: 16 (641) 682-7137
  • Ottumwa Dialysis18.58 miles away1005 Pennsylvania Ave #101 Ottumwa Iowa 52501Dialysis Stations: 12 (641) 682-1531

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