Located in West Burlington, Iowa, Great River Klein Center is the only nursing home we were able to find in this area. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. We can not find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are as good as they get. One of the best aspects of this facility's remarkable report card is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Great River Klein Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this facility also received an A+ inspection grade. This is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. We weren't able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. We wish we had more data for this nursing home. Without having all of the deficiency data, it was difficult to fully grade this nursing home in the area of inspections.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded an A+ short-term care grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive more than one A+ category scores. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We looked at the skill-level of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this category. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, 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.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we graded is long-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B-. This turned out to be this nursing home's worst category. This is still not a bad grade. Our long-term care grade is used to measure a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services offered by a rehabilitation facility. One of the data points we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. Thankfully, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.36957 percent of its residents. This place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Great River Klein Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Great River Klein Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Great River Klein Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Great River Klein Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Great River Klein Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Great River Klein Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Great River Klein Center, 4.77% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Great River Klein Center, 94.58% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Great River Klein 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. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Great River Klein Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Great River Klein Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Great River Klein Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Great River Klein Center, 11.44 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Great River Klein Center, 79.44% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.