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STORY COUNTY HOSPITAL LTC - NEVADA, IA

 



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Address
630 SIXTH STREET
NEVADA, IA, 50201
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (515) 382-2111

Number of Certified Beds: 80
Total Number of Residents: 57
Percent of Occupied Beds: 71%
Sprinkler Status: Partially Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicaid
Type of Ownership: Government - County
Located Within a Hospital?: Yes
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: No
Resident and Family Councils: Resident
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: No
Quality Indicator Survey?: No
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Nursing Facilities

Overall Star Rating: 3 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 4 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 3 Stars

Provided Services

  • Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Extender Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Physician Extender Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Administrative Staff - Full Time: 0.86
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 21.26
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 2.86
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 4.29
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 6.86
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 0.57
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 3.77
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 0.29
Social Workers - Full Time: 0.57
Activities Professionals - Full Time: 1.14
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 0.57
Medical Directors - Full Time: 0.06
Dietitians - Full Time: 0.29
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 0.46
Occupational Therapists - Full Time: 0.04
Physical Therapists - Full Time: 0.04
Physical Therapy Aide - Full Time: 1.83
Medication Aides/ Technicians - Full Time: 2.86

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

25%
Iowa:

17%
Always
This Nursing Home:

72%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

85%
Iowa:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

42%
Iowa:

25%
Always
This Nursing Home:

57%
State:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Iowa:

5%
Usually
Here:

33%
Iowa:

24%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

71%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

21%
Always
This Nursing Home:

56%
Iowa:

64%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

11%
Iowa:

16%
Always
Here:

82%
Iowa:

78%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

38%
Iowa:

30%
Always
This Nursing Home:

57%
State:

63%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
This Nursing Home:

89%
Iowa:

85%
No
This Nursing Home:

11%
Iowa:

15%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
This Nursing Home:

7%
State:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

67%
Iowa:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Iowa:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

23%
State:

22%
Yes, definitely
This Nursing Home:

72%
State:

75%

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.510
Iowa:

0.684
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.570
State:

0.621
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

1.090
Iowa:

1.298
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.030
State:

0.037
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.030
Iowa:

0.043

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
This Nursing Home:

4.4%
Iowa:

14.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

5.6%
Iowa:

11.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

9.3%
Iowa:

6.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

5.9%
Iowa:

4.7%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

5.6%
State:

8.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Here:

4.0%
State:

7.5%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

5.6%
Iowa:

3.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
Iowa:

97.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

7.4%
State:

21.0%

Process of Care

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

91.0%
State:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Nursing Home:

82.0%
Iowa:

94.3%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Nursing Home:

54.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
Iowa:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
Iowa:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

93.0%
State:

99.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Nursing Home:

10.4%
Iowa:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Nursing Home:

17.8%
Iowa:

17.9%

Complaint Deficiency

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Proper exit design: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exits that are accessible at all times: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Proper medical gas storage and administration areas: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Safely provide drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, by a licensed pharmacist: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

Develop policies that prevent mistreatment, neglect, or abuse of residents or theft of resident property: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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