Cedar Manor Nursing Home is a small non-profit nursing home located in Tipton, Iowa. After receiving an A overall grade, this facility has the distinction of being one of the top 50 facilities in Iowa. At the end of the day, this nursing home ought to be a no brainer for most people. Finally, this turned out to be a very consistent facility with consistent grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Cedar Manor Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
On top of earning a great overall grade, this nursing home excelled in our shot-term care category. In fact, we awarded it an impressive grade of A for that category. Our short-term care ratings are critical for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a vast scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its remarkable assessment, this nursing home also was awarded an excellent long-term care score, with a score of A. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the last category, this facility also was given a first-rate nursing rating, with an A-. This rounded out a very favorable profile. We looked at the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with patients, in calculating our score in this area. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at 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 nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a resident more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cedar Manor Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents who suffer from pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 4.77% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Some believe that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 94.58% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who remained mobile levels.
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 11.44 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cedar Manor Nursing Home, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.