Chautauqua Guest Home #2 is a small nursing home located in Charles City, Iowa. It looks like this nursing home is one of the highest-rated nursing homes we looked at. It was given one of the top ratings we offer. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top ten percent of all facilities in the United States. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which appear to be equally strong as its overall score.
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Chautauqua Guest Home #2
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Best Nursing Home in Charles City, Iowa Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Charles City, Iowa Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections are virtually flawless. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Nursing scores are largely tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was strong in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A-. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the fourth area, this facility received a strong short-term care score. We awarded it an A- in that area, giving this facility straight A's. In determining our short-term care ratings, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is considered to be a solid assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chautauqua Guest Home #2 Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 6.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 3.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of long-term residents that sustained falls resulting in major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 17.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 19.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 4.67% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 93.67% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 17.07% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Some experts believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 16.9% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 1.48 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chautauqua Guest Home #2, 16.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
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