Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center is a small nursing home located in Clarksville, Iowa. This proved to be an A+ facility, which is the most impressive rating that we offer. You simply can not do any better than this nursing home. Headlining this nursing home's remarkable profile is its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this facility also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our highest grades in that area with an A+. Inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility an A+. The nursing score consists of a handful of factors, but the primary consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place 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 many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
In the third area we analyzed, this facility received elite marks in the area of long-term care. Consequently, it received one of our best grades in that area with a of A+. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is too frequently a deadly ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this nursing home also was given an impressive short-term care score, with a grade of A. This topped off a very strong report card. In the category of short-term care, we strive to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term care residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 4.48% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. High levels of depression may reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 94.58% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clarksville Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.