English Valley Nursing Care Center is a small nursing home located in North English, Iowa. We awarded this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the United States. We simply can't say enough good things about this facility. Scroll down to find this place's category grades, which are equally impressive. You just can't do any better than a straight A report card.
English Valley Nursing Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
150 West Washington St- PO Box 430,
North English IA 52316
46.33% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has 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
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall rating, this facility also earned an A+ inspection rating. This score is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its impressive assessments in other areas, we gave this facility a score of A for its long-term care grade. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the amount of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is too frequently a life threatening ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. The nursing grade weighs several subcategories, many of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was awarded a first-rate short-term care grade, with an A-. This finished off a very strong report card. Short-term care grades are meaningful for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
English Valley Nursing Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often associated with poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from UTI's. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for a variety of conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 4.48% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 94.58% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In English Valley Nursing Care Center, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living generally correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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