Rockwell Community Nursing Hom is a senior living facility located in Rockwell, Iowa. The city has a total of 1,574 people. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top five percent of all facilities in the nation. In our view, this nursing home is a no brainer for just about anybody. Headlining this facility's exemplary profile is its inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Rockwell Community Nursing Hom
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Iowa Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall rating, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection grade. This is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a facility. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing rating is primarily based on the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is long-term care. Contributing to its high-end profile, this nursing home also performed well in this category. In fact, we gave it a of A in that area. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are well cared for. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our final area, this facility also performed well in the short-term care category. We gave it an A- for that area. This rounded out a straight A profile. In determining our short-term care grades, we scrutinize a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is more often than not a reliable measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Rockwell Community Nursing Hom Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 4.48% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 94.58% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Rockwell Community Nursing Hom, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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