Woodland Terrace is a nursing home in Waverly, Iowa, a city with 12,131 people. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is very good score. Based on our analysis, this facility is really as good as it gets. Keep reading to see this facility's category grades, which are also strong. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
We also would like to point out the fact that this nursing home was awarded an elite grade of A- in our short-term care area. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is often a useful measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing rating focuses on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of skill of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This facility provided 0.3 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated was long-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B. While this wound up being its worst category grade, this is nevertheless a good score. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Woodland Terrace Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Woodland Terrace, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Woodland Terrace, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Woodland Terrace, 3.09% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Woodland Terrace, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Woodland Terrace, 18.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Woodland Terrace, 4.48% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents showing depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Woodland Terrace, 94.58% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Woodland Terrace, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Woodland Terrace, 19.24% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Woodland Terrace, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Woodland Terrace, 19.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Woodland Terrace, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Woodland Terrace, 79.45% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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