Childserve Habilitation Center is a small non-profit facility in Johnston, Iowa. This is an A+ rated facility. Being awarded an A+ in our grading scheme requires excellent performance across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility number 57 in the nation. This puts it in the top one percentile of all nursing homes. If you look further down this page, you can see this place's category scores, which are equally impressive as its overall score.
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Childserve Habilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- For Children
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Johnston, Iowa Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Johnston, Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that category, we awarded this facility an A+. Our nursing grade is primarily based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.9 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed is long-term care. This facility was superb in our long-term care rating also. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Facilities that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.103134 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for our short-term care rating. This rounded out an elite report card. With our short-term care rating, we seek to craft a fair measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. 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.
Childserve Habilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 6.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 3.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be a sign of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 17.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 19.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 4.67% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 93.67% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Childserve Habilitation Center, 77.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with better rehabilitation.
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