Danville Care Center is a small nursing home in Danville, Iowa. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of C. A grade of this caliber requires some solid marks. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of many people. One of the better aspects of this facility's report card is its impressive nursing grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Danville Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Part of the reason this proved to be a decent nursing home is that it received a very favorable nursing rating. Its nursing rating ended up being its best category. In this category, we gave this facility a B+. When determining a facility's nursing rating, we weigh the amount of time nurses are caring for patients and the level of licensure of the nurses. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident even once per day.
In addition, this nursing home also excelled in inspections, where it received an B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple of minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facilities third best category is short-term care. We awarded it a B- in this category. This is essentially a middle of the pack grade in this area. In crafting our short-term care ratings, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 4.7 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below the national average.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded is long-term care, which was this nursing home's worst area. Sadly, it received an F for this area, which is certainly a major concern. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Danville Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Danville Care Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Danville Care Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients which have suffered falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Danville Care Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Danville Care Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Danville Care Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Danville Care Center, 4.77% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Danville Care Center, 94.58% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Danville Care Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Danville Care Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Danville Care Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Danville Care Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Danville Care Center, 11.44 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Danville Care Center, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
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