Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center is a small nursing home in Anita, Iowa. This nursing home is a decent facility, with an overall grade of B-. You could certainly do worse than this facility. One of the highlights of this facility's report card is its impressive inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
1000 Hillcrest Drive,
Anita IA 50020
79.99% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
It should be noted that this nursing home's inspection rating outpaced its overall grade. We gave it a grade of B+ for its inspections grade, which is a very solid score. Our inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Another one of this nursing home's stronger areas was in the category of nursing care. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B. Our nursing score is largely associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place 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 often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning a resident more frequently.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received an impressive grade in our short-term care category. We awarded this nursing home a better than average grade of B in that area. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's least impressive area was long-term care, which is the final area we analyzed. It received an F for this area. In spite of several decent scores in other categories, this score is nevertheless concerning so we would like to to point it out. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.27536 percent of its patients, which is better than most nursing homes. Surprisingly, this facility also fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 6.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 17.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 19.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 4.67% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 93.67% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 17.07% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.9% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.48 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
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