Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is a nursing home located in Dixon, Illinois. The city has 23,745 people. We awarded this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top quarter of all facilities in the United States. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. This facility also received consistently good scores in each of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this facility has received nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Among its many impressive grades, this nursing home was awarded a top-shelf short-term care grade. In fact, it received a grade of A- in that category. Our short-term care scores are important for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. In determining our nursing ratings, we look at both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded is long-term care. We awarded this facility one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a grade of B. Although this was not as high as many of this nursing home's other scores, it is still a fine score. In a long-term care environment, the primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. One of the factors we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 76.706825 percent of its patients. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 2.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 2.01% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 0.41% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 13.27% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 27.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 35.06% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 71.69% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 21.92% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 13.06% of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 13.06% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 16.73% of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 84.54% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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