Hemingford Community Care Center is located in Hemingford, Nebraska. The city has 1,503 people. With an overall grade of A, this facility is among the top nursing homes we found. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong with this facility. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category scores, which are also strong.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 36 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Government - City/county

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.24561 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, 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 number.

Facility Inspections

A-
Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A-. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A-
Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. We looked at the skill-level of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses were with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures 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 nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning residents at least once a day.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the final category we analyzed, this facility was given a very strong grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home rounded out a very impressive report card. Short-term care grades are often used to judge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer good rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Hemingford Community Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in one position for too long.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
5.81%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury.

Provider
C
5.26%
State
B-
4.73%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to poor nursing care. However, this metric may also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
F
12.28%
State
B-
3.93%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
F
49.06%
State
B-
16.76%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety medications.

Provider
C
27.08%
State
B+
18.39%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percent of long-term residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.

Provider
D
10%
State
B
3.86%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.

Provider
A-
99.12%
State
B
93.69%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of deterioration of a patient's well-being.

Provider
D
20.83%
State
B
15.01%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
B-
15.51%
State
B+
18.83%
National
B
17.11%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
15.51
State
B-
18.83
National
B
17.11

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better