Chautauqua Guest Home #3 is a nursing home located in Charles City, Iowa. The city has a population of 10,344 people. We awarded this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. We couldn't find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are impeccable. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
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Chautauqua Guest Home #3
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
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Best Nursing Home in Charles City, Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to point out that this facility has received near flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection ratings. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively minor. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to resident health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Nursing scores are mostly based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also received favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded it one of our more favorable scores in that area, with a grade of B+. In calculating our short-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is generally a fair assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is long-term care. This facility received an impressive long-term care rating this year, with a grade of B-. Even though this isn't nearly as dominant as many of its other grades, this is still an acceptable grade in this category. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the amount of services provided by a nursing home, rather than more medically-intensive services. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is better than most nursing homes. This place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chautauqua Guest Home #3 Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 3.54% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 3.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 1.86% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 25.32% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 30.87% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 6.41% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 100% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 10.07% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 16.59% of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 16.59% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 95.75% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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