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.
Clarkson Community Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
212 Sunrise Drive,
Clarkson NE 68629
69.6% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its strong assessment, this nursing home also was given an excellent long-term care grade, with a score of A. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 99.20635 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. In computing a facility's nursing score, we look at the amount of time nurses are with residents and the levels of training of the nurses. 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a strong grade of B. In determining our short-term care ratings, we size up the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is more often than not a reliable measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered 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, 5.27% 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, 4.96% 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, 3.66% 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, 18.62% 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, 19.92% 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, 4.32% 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, 93.19% 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, 14.85% Percentage 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, 18.85% Percentage 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, 1.37 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, 18.85 Percentage 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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