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
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
921 Third Street,
Dumont IA 50625
78.42% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- 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.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is too frequently a life or death health condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 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 place 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.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we rated, this facility was given a very favorable grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility finished off a very favorable report card. Our short-term care grades are presumably more meaningful for folks requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing services. This includes not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility 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, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dumont Wellness Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents which sustained a fall resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dumont Wellness Center, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients that experienced a UTI. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dumont Wellness Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dumont Wellness Center, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dumont Wellness Center, 4.48% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. Increased rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dumont Wellness Center, 94.58% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dumont Wellness Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dumont Wellness Center, 19.24% 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, 1.24 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, 19.24 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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