Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized facility in Dubuque, Iowa. Featuring an overall score of A, this nursing home is one of the highest graded facilities in Dubuque, which is actually one of the best cities in the country when it comes to nursing home ratings. You really can't do any better than this place. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category ratings, which are also quite good.
Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Contracted Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Radiation Therapy
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall grade, we awarded this place an A+ for inspections. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its dominant performance in other areas, we gave this facility a score of A for its long-term care score. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. When computing a facility's nursing rating, we assess the quantity of hours nurses commit to patients and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next category, this facility was given a strong short-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of B+ in this area, completing one of our finer profiles. In computing our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is typically a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that sustained falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.77% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 94.58% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.17 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
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.44 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Dubuque, IA
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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