Chautauqua Guest Home #3 is a small nursing home in Charles City, Iowa. With an A overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. We can't find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its scores are as good as they get. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar profile is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
Chautauqua Guest Home #3
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
302 Ninth Street,
Charles City IA 50616
68.15% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has 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
Best Nursing Home in Charles City, Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ health inspections recently. Its inspections are nearly perfect. Our inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many elite grades, this nursing home received a strong long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in this category. Facilities that do well in this category tend to provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The fourth area we assessed was short-term care, where this facility received a grade of B+. This finished off a very favorable report card. Few facilities earned a B+ or higher in each of our categories. In the category of short-term care, we try to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the number of patients that were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that sustained a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 4.48% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 94.58% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is critical to patients health.
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chautauqua Guest Home #3, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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