Hemingford Community Care Center is located in Hemingford, Nebraska. The city has a population of 1,503 people. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a dominant rating. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top ten percent of all facilities in the nation. Lastly, this nursing home's ownership changed in the last year, so we will need to monitor it to confirm it maintains its high level of care.
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Hemingford Community Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Feb 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that Hemingford Community Care Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite minor. We were not able to find deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. For prospective patients looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. One of the datapoints we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 83.333336 percent of its residents. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing score looks at the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving a patient more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our final category, this nursing home also performed well in the short-term care category. We gave it a grade of B+ for that area. This finalized a very strong profile. Short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hemingford Community Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 2.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 3.85% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who had falls leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 6.41% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 39.19% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 24.36% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 34.72% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 87.64% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 30.26% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 21.56% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hemingford Community Care Center, 21.56% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.