Located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Henry County Health Center is one of just three nursing homes in this city. This turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the top grades we offer. In addition, this is a hospital-based facility, which is a positive for prospective patients with medical conditions frequently requiring hospitalization. As you can find below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category grades. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
Henry County Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
401 South Van Buren,
Mount Pleasant IA 52641
57.55% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ long-term care grade. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly is often a life threatening ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility does not take any chances. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with an A. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Nursing grades are primarily based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, we gave this facility an A for our short-term care rating. This finished off an elite report card. In our short-term care assessment, we endeavor to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. We weren't able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Henry County Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Henry County Health Center, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Henry County Health Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Henry County Health Center, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percent of long-term care patients who suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Henry County Health Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Henry County Health Center, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents which are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Henry County Health Center, 4.48% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Henry County Health Center, 94.58% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Henry County Health Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Henry County Health Center, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Henry County Health Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Henry County Health Center, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Henry County Health Center, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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