Grandview Health Care Center is located in Dayton, Iowa, a city with a total of 1,205 people. This is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. At the end of the day, this nursing home looks like a good fit for most people. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
Grandview Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a strong nursing home is that it received a very impressive inspection score. In fact, inspections turned out to be its best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility an A. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home an A-. Our nursing rating assesses the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an impressive short-term care score. Indeed, we gave it an above average grade of B in this area. In determining our short-term care grades, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to formulate a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed was long-term care. This facility was given a strong long-term care score in our assessment, with a grade of B-. Although this wasn't as impressive as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless an acceptable score in that category. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the amount of services offered by a nursing home, rather than more healthcare-oriented services. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. Frankly, we were a bit alarmed this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to only 62.5 percent of its patients. Nevertheless, this nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grandview Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grandview Health Care Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grandview Health Care Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that had falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grandview Health Care Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. However, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grandview Health Care Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grandview Health Care Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grandview Health Care Center, 4.77% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grandview Health Care Center, 94.58% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grandview Health Care Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grandview Health Care Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grandview Health Care Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grandview Health Care Center, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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