Located in Bloomfield, Iowa, Davis Center is one of just two facilities in this city. This facility is one of the highest-rated facilities we found. Receiving an A+ in our rating system requires excellent marks across the board. We couldn't find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are as good as they get. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Best Nursing Home in Bloomfield, Iowa Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Bloomfield, Iowa Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Bloomfield, Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A+. Few places performed as well in this category. Our inspection scores are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home received strong marks in the area of long-term care. As a result, it received one of our most impressive scores in that area with a grade of A+. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses were with residents, in computing our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures 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 facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving residents at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our final area, this nursing home also performed well in the short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for this category. This finalized truly elite profile. Short-term care scores are critical for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. 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.
Davis Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Davis Center, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Davis Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Davis Center, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Davis Center, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients which were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Davis Center, 4.48% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Davis Center, 94.58% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Davis Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Davis Center, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Davis Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Davis Center, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
- Davis County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 4.24 miles away509 North Madison Street Bloomfield Iowa 52537Government - Local(641) 664-2145
- Scotland County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.91 miles away450 E Sigler Avenue Memphis Missouri 63555Government - Hospital District or Authority(660) 465-8511