Imboden Creek Living Center is in Decatur, Illinois. The city has a population of 87,793 people. We gave this nursing home a solid overall grade of B-. After sizing up the other choices in Decatur, this appears to be a better choice than most of them. Based on the data we reviewed, there are certainly far worse nursing homes out there. One of the better aspects of this facility's profile is its strong inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 95 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Individual

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A-
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Historical

In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A-. Few facilities performed better in this area. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent risk to resident safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.

Long-term Care Quality

B+
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Historical

This facility also received a favorable score in our long-term care category. We awarded this facility a better than average grade of B+ in that area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to really impressive nursing hour statistics, this facility's vaccination records is top notch as well. In fact, it vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Lastly, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this nursing home had 2.47 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
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Historical

We also gave this facility a middle of the road grade in the category of short-term care, with a grade of B-. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that returned home from the nursing home. This nursing home performed better in this statistic. This place performed better than most nursing homes in this area with 50.6 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

D
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The next category we looked at is nursing, ended up being this facility's worst category. We gave this nursing home a grade of D in that category. This really was one of the few dings of a very solid report card. In computing our nursing scores, we factor in both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of those nurses. We do not think quantity of care is the reason for this places poor nursing score. With 4.2 hours of nursing care per resident daily, this nursing home actually surpassed the national average. Despite performing well in terms of nursing hours, this facility did not perform as well in the quality-based metrics we looked at in determining our nursing ratings. We looked at the percentage of residents sustaining pressure ulcers and major falls. This facility was above the national average in both of these statistics. This is not a good sign when you consider that many bed sores and falls are believed to be preventable with better nursing care. Unfortunately, these metrics dragged down this nursing home's nursing grade quite a bit.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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Provider:
B-
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B-
National:
B
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Inspection Rating

Imboden Creek Living Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percentage of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of nursing care quality.

Provider
C
9.36%
State
B
7.57%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
D
5.41%
State
B
3.23%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic may also be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
F
8.4%
State
B
2.95%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.

Provider
B
12.36%
State
B-
18.17%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
B+
17.62%
State
B
19.44%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
C
21.9%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
B
97.92%
State
B-
88.88%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
C
19.83%
State
B+
13.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.

Provider
B
17.76%
State
B
15.77%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
D
2.65
State
B
1.83
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
B
17.76
State
B
15.77
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
8
State
B
10.09
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Provider
A-
75.57%
State
B-
63.01%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Marys Hospital 1.48 mi
1800 E Lake Shore Dr Decatur Illinois 62521
(217) 464-2966
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Decatur Memorial Hospital 3.57 mi
2300 North Edward Street Decatur Illinois 62526
(217) 876-8121
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

Davita - Decatur East Wood Dialysis 1.83 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
794 East Wood Street Decatur Illinois 62523
(217) 425-6403
Fmc - Dialysis Centers of America-Illinois 3.62 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 14
1830 South 44th Street Decatur Illinois 62521
(217) 423-6760
Davita - Macon County Dialysis 3.91 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 23
1090 W Mckinley Decatur Illinois 62526
(217) 877-9351