Azria Health-Central City is in Central City, Nebraska. With an overall rating of B-, this appears to be a solid nursing home. At the end of the day, this nursing home should be a good fit for most people. We were also pleased to discover that this facility was consistent in all of the other areas we looked at. Additional information about these categories is available below.
Azria Health-Central City
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
This facility earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to point out its nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Our inspection grades are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, we also wanted to point out that this nursing home received impressive long-term care marks this year. We gave them one of our more favorable grades in this category, with a B+. This proved to be the nursing home's second highest score. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 95.39749 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is more than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we assessed was short-term care. In that area, we gave this facility a solid grade of B-. Short-term care grades are based on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most nursing homes, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
The last category we assessed was nursing. This nursing home received a C in the category. Our nursing grade analyzes the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This place provides only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a somewhat concerning figure which is well below average. Lastly, while this facility got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in some of our quality measures. With less than five percent of its residents experiencing pressure ulcers, it fared remarkably well in this area.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Azria Health-Central City Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Azria Health-Central City, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Azria Health-Central City, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that suffered falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Azria Health-Central City, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents that have sustained UTI's. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Azria Health-Central City, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Azria Health-Central City, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Azria Health-Central City, 4.32% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Azria Health-Central City, 93.19% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Azria Health-Central City, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Azria Health-Central City, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Azria Health-Central City, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Azria Health-Central City, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.