Grandview Healthcare Center is one of just a few nursing homes located in Oelwein, Iowa. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the road rating. Based on our assessment, this nursing home has some redeeming qualities. This facility didn't fare well in every category we looked at, but it didn't receive any rock-bottom grades either. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Grandview Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Lymphedema Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned a grade of A+. Few facilities performed better in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite minor. This nursing home was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an imminent risk to resident health or safety. A few minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next most favorable category ended up being its short-term care grade, where it was given a B-. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is typically a reliable assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we found that this place provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other facilities. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below the national average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next best area turned out to be long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of C. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care scores. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 96.503494 percent of its patients. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Moving on to our final area, we gave this nursing home a grade of D in our nursing category. This was the facility's least impressive category score. There are quite a few data points included in this area. Many of the subcategories reflect nurse staffing. This nursing home provided just 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is not a very impressive figure. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grandview Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who experienced falls leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that have experienced a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 4.77% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 94.58% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grandview Healthcare Center, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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