Note: Data for Rock County Hospital Ltc has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Rock County Hospital Ltc is located in Bassett, Nebraska. The city has 1,224 people. With an overall grade of A, this facility is among the top nursing homes we found. We also wanted to point out that this facility is based in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive medical services are offered. If you look below, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which appear to be just as strong as its overall score.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 30 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Government - County

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A
Historical

On top of performing well in its overall score, this facility received an excellent nursing rating. We awarded it an A in that area. Nursing grades are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This place provides an impressive 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident each day. Of this total, nearly one quarter of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly skilled levels of nurses. Lastly, this facility was also above average in each of the major quality measures we looked at in this category. By way of illustration, it performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A
Historical

Adding to this nursing home's impressive resume, we gave this facility an A for our inspections rating. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-
Historical

Moving on our third area, we awarded this facility a score of A- for its short-term care grade. This is a first-rate score. In computing our short-term care grades, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is more often than not a solid assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-
Historical

In our final category, this facility also received an impressive long-term care grade, with a grade of A-. This finished off a rare straight A profile. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.04 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
NA
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
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Rock County Hospital Ltc 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
B
7.25%
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
B+
2.33%
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
D
5.81%
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
A-
8.14%
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
A-
12.66%
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
A+
0%
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
100%
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
B
14.67%
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
A-
20.1%
State
B+
18.83%
National
B
17.11%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Provider
A
1.05
State
B
1.64
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
C
20.1
State
B-
18.83
National
B
17.11

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Rock County Hospital 0.02 mi
102 East South Street Bassett Nebraska 68714
(402) 684-3366
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Brown County Hospital 16.01 mi
945 East Zero St Ainsworth Nebraska 69210
(402) 387-2800
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