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 the highest score that 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 will find below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category grades. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
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Henry County Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to point out that this facility excelled in our nursing score. We gave them an A+ in this area. There are a host of factors included in this area. Most of the datapoints are tied to staffing levels. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its dominant profile, this nursing home also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in that area. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 98.26087 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility has received near flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A in this category. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final category, this facility was given a highly favorable short-term care grade. We gave it an A in this area, rounding out a straight A profile. In our short-term care grade, we strive to create a fair barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents 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, 5.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Henry County Health Center, 1.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Henry County Health Center, 4.5% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from a UTI. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Henry County Health Center, 17.39% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Henry County Health Center, 12% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Henry County Health Center, 5.61% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Henry County Health Center, 95.68% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Henry County Health Center, 15% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Henry County Health Center, 18.68% of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Henry County Health Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Henry County Health Center, 18.68% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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