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Childserve Habilitation Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+
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5900 Pioneer Parkway,
Johnston IA 50131

(515) 270-2205

92.34% estimated occupancy 1

Childserve Habilitation Center is one of only two available facilities located in Johnston, Iowa. Sporting an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is among the most impressive facilities we looked at. In fact, we ranked this facility number 310 in the nation. This puts it in the top two percentile of all facilities. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's remarkable profile is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next section.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being an elite nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Very few places fared as well in this area. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition, this nursing home received elite marks in the category of long-term care. As a result, it was given one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A+. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of offering very favorable levels of nursing care, this nursing home gave the pneumonia vaccine to 99.54751 percent of its patients. This figure is also far better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. We scrutinized the levels of nurses at the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. This particular nursing home provided 6.1 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This was one of the better totals we found. Furthermore, we found that a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. In addition to offering impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in the country in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In our last category, we gave this nursing home an A+ for its short-term care grade. This completed a very impressive report card. In calculating our short-term care grades, we size up a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is generally a solid measure of a facility's rehabilitation. Remarkably, this nursing home provides about 50% more services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is a very favorable sign. The last metric we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Childserve Habilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 2.94% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of patients 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 caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 16.71% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 18.64% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 4.84% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 94.37% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Childserve Habilitation Center, 79.5% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Broadlawns Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.43 miles away1801 Hickman Road Des Moines Iowa 50314Government - Local(515) 282-2200
  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.75 miles away1111 6th Ave Des Moines Iowa 50314Voluntary non-profit - Private(515) 247-3121
  • Iowa Methodist Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.99 miles away1200 Pleasant Street Des Moines Iowa 50309Voluntary non-profit - Private(515) 241-6212
  • Iowa Lutheran HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.25 miles away700 East University Avenue Des Moines Iowa 50316Voluntary non-profit - Private(515) 263-5612

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita Windsor Heights Dialysis4.38 miles away1119 73rd St Windsor Heights Iowa 50324Dialysis Stations: 12 (515) 274-9303
  • Fmc - Mercy6 miles away95 University Ste. 11 Des Moines Iowa 50314Dialysis Stations: 21 (515) 244-0379
  • Central Des Moines Dialysis6 miles away1215 Pleasant #106 Des Moines Iowa 50309Dialysis Stations: 20 (515) 241-5715
  • East Des Moines Dialysis6.29 miles away1301 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 208 Des Moines Iowa 50316Dialysis Stations: 16 (515) 262-5995
  • Riverpoint Dialysis Unit6.74 miles away501 Sw 7th St Ste B Des Moines Iowa 50309Dialysis Stations: 16 (515) 283-1300
  • West Des Moines Dialysis7.14 miles away6800 Lake Dr #185 West Des Moines Iowa 50266Dialysis Stations: 10 (515) 221-2944
  • Ankeny Dialysis8.15 miles away2625 N Ankeny Blvd Ankeny Iowa 50023Dialysis Stations: 12 (515) 963-3174
  • Fmc - Dialysis Services Des Moines South10.28 miles away6651 Sw 9th St Des Moines Iowa 50315Dialysis Stations: 19 (515) 285-3032

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