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Douglas County Health Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: AOct 20: A-Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: ANov 21: AJan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: AMay 22: AJun 22: A
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Douglas County Health Center's website

4102 Woolworth Avenue,
Omaha NE 68105

(402) 444-7314

77.36% estimated occupancy 1

Douglas County Health Center is located in Omaha, Nebraska, which is one of the largest cities in the nation. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility. It was given one of the best ratings we offer. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. Indeed, this turned out to be better than many of the facilities in Omaha, which has a strong selection of nursing homes. One of the best aspects of this facility's exemplary report card is its long-term care rating. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - County
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Dialysis Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Colostomy Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Catheter Care

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

To go along with its strong overall grade, we gave this facility a grade of A for our long-term care rating. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 87.533516 percent of its residents. This is a few points less than we were hoping for. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Contributing to its top-shelf resume, this nursing home also was given a dominant short-term care grade, with a score of A-. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing rating is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

In addition, this nursing home also received excellent government inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our best grades in the area of inspections, with an impressive grade of A-. Few facilities can boast of receiving an A- or better in every category. Inspection grades are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Douglas County Health Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Douglas County Health Center, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Douglas County Health Center, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Douglas County Health Center, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Douglas County Health Center, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Douglas County Health Center, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Douglas County Health Center, 4.27% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could be an indicator lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Douglas County Health Center, 93.22% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Douglas County Health Center, 15.08% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Douglas County Health Center, 21.04% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to patients health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Douglas County Health Center, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Douglas County Health Center, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Douglas County Health Center, 8.88 Percentage of Patients

Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Douglas County Health Center, 77.94% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.

Scores for Omaha, NE

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Fmc - Nebraska Home Dialysis3.68 miles away2916 S 84th St Omaha Nebraska 68124Dialysis Stations: 1 (402) 393-2865
  • Childrens Hospital & Medical Center3.7 miles away111 N 84th St Omaha Nebraska 68114Dialysis Stations: 3 (402) 955-5333
  • Rai Care Center - Ames Ave3.87 miles away5084 Ames Ave Omaha Nebraska 68104Dialysis Stations: 17 (402) 451-7754