Dumont Wellness Center is a senior living facility in Dumont, Iowa. The city has a population of 1,004 people. With an A overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the country. We can not find many bad things to say about this facility. Its scores are impeccable. Scroll down to find this facility's category scores, which are also impressive. It would be hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Dumont Wellness Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Colostomy Care
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection rating. This grade is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. Our inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our nursing score is largely based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third category, we awarded this facility a grade of A for its long-term care grade. This is a superb score. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is this facility's worst area. However, even its lowest point would be a strength for most nursing homes. We gave it a favorable grade of B in our short-term care category. In our short-term care category, we strive to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at a facility's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dumont Wellness Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dumont Wellness Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dumont Wellness Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dumont Wellness Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic can be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dumont Wellness Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dumont Wellness Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dumont Wellness Center, 4.77% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dumont Wellness Center, 94.58% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dumont Wellness Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dumont Wellness Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels. Many argue that mobility is important for patients health.
In Dumont Wellness Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dumont Wellness Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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