Clarkson Community Care Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Clarkson, Nebraska. With an overall grade of A+, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 10 best facilities in Nebraska. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong here. Keep reading to see this facility's category ratings, which are also strong. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Clarkson Community Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this facility also earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively minor. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home was given strong marks in the area of long-term care. For this reason, it received one of our highest grades in that area with a grade of A+. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We analyzed the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with patients, in calculating our grade in this category. This particular nursing home provided 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 nursing home 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 prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, this facility also was given an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of B+. This rounded out a very favorable profile. In computing these short-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to create a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clarkson Community Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 4.27% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could imply worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 93.22% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Many believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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