Spurgeon Manor is a nursing home in Dallas Center, Iowa, a city with a total of 2,604 people. We gave this nursing home an A+ overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on all of the relevant data, you can't go wrong with this facility. This also proved to be a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Contracted Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Catheter Care
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. Our nursing rating assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a top-shelf short-term care score. This actually ended up being this facility's second most impressive category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A. In computing our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This area is frequently a useful assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection rating. In that area, we awarded this nursing home an A. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the government inspectors did not 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.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we graded was long-term care, where this facility was awarded an A. This wrapped up a first-rate profile. Not many nursing homes earned an A- or better in each of our categories. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.81657 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Spurgeon Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Spurgeon Manor, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Spurgeon Manor, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Spurgeon Manor, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Spurgeon Manor, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Spurgeon Manor, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Spurgeon Manor, 4.48% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Spurgeon Manor, 94.58% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Spurgeon Manor, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Spurgeon Manor, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Spurgeon Manor, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Spurgeon Manor, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Spurgeon Manor, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Spurgeon Manor, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living typically correlates with better rehabilitation.
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