Colonial Manors of Columbus Community is a small facility in Columbus Junction, Iowa. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percent of all facilities in the nation. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this facility. Headlining this place's remarkable report card is its long-term care rating, which is addressed in the next section.
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Colonial Manors of Columbus Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also performed well in the area of long-term care, where it earned an impressive grade of A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Nursing ratings are mostly based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Racking up yet another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it earned an impressive grade of A. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, this facility also was given an impressive short-term care grade, with a B+. This wrapped up an elite report card. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess the nursing home'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 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. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colonial Manors of Columbus Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 0.94% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 0.97% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents that had a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 11.32% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 1.9% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents showing symptoms of depression. Some argue this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 100% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 32.65% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 23.31% of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Manors of Columbus Community, 23.31% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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