Located in Stuart, Iowa, Community Care Center is the sole option we identified in the area. This turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a superb score. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes nationally. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary profile is its nursing score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Community Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it earned an impressive nursing rating. In this category, we gave this facility an A. Nursing ratings are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 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 typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident health or safety. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our next category, this facility was awarded a top-shelf short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in that category. Short-term care grades are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we rated, this nursing home received a very strong grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a straight A report card. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Community Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Community Care Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents that suffer from pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Community Care Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care residents that suffered falls which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Community Care Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Community Care Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Community Care Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Community Care Center, 4.77% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing symptoms of depression. High rates of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Community Care Center, 94.58% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Community Care Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Community Care Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Community Care Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Community Care Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Community Care Center, 11.44 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Community Care Center, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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