With an address in Greenfield, Iowa, Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is the sole option we were able to find in the city. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of the best ratings that we offer. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the country. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive.
Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
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 Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this facility performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies aren't necessarily something to panic about.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing score includes many subcategories. The most important one is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a favorable short-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. In our short-term care rating, we attempt to forge a fair measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess the facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this nursing home submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is long-term care, in which this nursing home was awarded a grade of B. Although this wound up being its poorest category score, this is still an above average score. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, 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 Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic can also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited situations, 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 Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents which are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 4.77% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 94.58% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Greenfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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