Clarkson Community Care Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Clarkson, Nebraska. With an A overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the nation. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong with this place. Scroll down to see this facility's category grades, which are also strong. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
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Clarkson Community Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place ended up being a great nursing home is it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this critical area. Inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing category analyzes several components, many of which are tied to nursing hours. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our next area, this facility was given an excellent long-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that area. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 90.97744 percent of its residents. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored was short-term care, in which this nursing home received a grade of B. This actually is this nursing home's weakest category. A nursing home could be doing a lot worse when it's worst score still rates higher than most facilities. In calculating our short-term care grades, we scrutinize a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This category is often a solid measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. It does not appear that this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that 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, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who have sustained falls leading to major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 9.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 26.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 3.91% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 94.06% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 16.38% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 12.01% of Residents
This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clarkson Community Care Center, 12.01% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
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