MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a senior living facility in Sioux City, Iowa. This city has a total of 85,884 people. Sporting an overall grade of A, this nursing home is one of the top nursing homes we found. This is just about as good of a place as you'll find. As you can find below, this facility also performed just fine in our category scores. It's hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Sioux City, Iowa Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Sioux City, Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few facilities fared as well in this category. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its high-end resume, this facility also was awarded a dominant short-term care score, with a grade of A. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for people seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a broad spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third category, this facility was awarded first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A- in this category. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the criteria we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. It doesn't look like this nursing home provided information about vaccinations. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In our last area, this nursing home also was awarded a first-rate nursing rating, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very impressive report card. Nursing grades are largely tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Sioux City, IA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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