With an address in Amana, Iowa, Colonial Manor of Amana is the sole nursing home we were able to find there. Sporting an overall rating of A, this is undoubtedly a world class nursing home. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong here. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which appear to be just as strong as its overall score.
Colonial Manor of Amana
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its dominant profile, this facility also excelled in our long-term care category. In fact, it received a score of A- for the category. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was superb in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Few facilities fared better in this area. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
In the final category we analyzed, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A- in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility completed a straight A profile. The nursing score assesses many components, but the main one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.3 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colonial Manor of Amana Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percentage of long-term patients which have had UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 4.77% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 94.58% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Manor of Amana, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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