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About Karen Acres Care Center

General Information

Legal Business NameCrystal Inc
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJune 1, 2002 (15 years)
Capacity38
Residents37
Percent Occupied97%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Karen Acres Care Center

Karen Acres Care Center
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
Staff Rating
RN Staff Rating

Overall Ratings of Iowa Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

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Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

June 11, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmComplaintHave enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

May 6, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.

February 12, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.

February 27, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionOperate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
BSomePotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionGive residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Karen Acres Care Center require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 5min
2hr 25min
ReportedExpected
CNA
1min
30min
ReportedExpected
LPN
60min
45min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 10min
3hr 40min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 5min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

97.1%
97.2%
97.2%
97.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
95.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
39.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
18.2%
15.2%
18.2%
17.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
-
-
-
16.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
-
-
-
8.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
8.8%
8.8%
11.8%
6.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Lose Too Much Weight
-
-
-
3.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
18.8%
35.3%
6.1%
5.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Have Depressive Symptoms
5.9%
8.8%
8.8%
6.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
2.9%
0.0%
0.0%
3.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
2.5%
2.5%
2.6%
4.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

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-
-
86.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
84.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
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-
-
17.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
-
-
-
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened