Sheffield Care Center is a nursing home in Sheffield, Iowa. This city has a total of 1,757 people. This facility was given an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average grade. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this place. Fortunately, this facility didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Sheffield Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category usually have few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home received a strong long-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that category with a score of B+. When facilities receive this type of score in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received a favorable short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that category with a grade of B. In determining our short-term care scores, we size up the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is more often than not a useful assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The next category we scored is this facility's weakest area. However, even in its worst category we still gave it a respectable grade of B- for nursing. Our nursing rating includes several components, but the primary one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provided just 0 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This figure is significantly below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sheffield Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sheffield Care Center, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sheffield Care Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sheffield Care Center, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sheffield Care Center, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sheffield Care Center, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term patients which are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sheffield Care Center, 4.48% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sheffield Care Center, 94.58% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sheffield Care Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sheffield Care Center, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Sheffield Care Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sheffield Care Center, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Sheffield Care Center, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sheffield Care Center, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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