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About Nora Springs Care Center

General Information

Legal Business NameAbcm Corporation
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareSeptember 1, 1997 (20 years)
Capacity50
Residents40
Percent Occupied80%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsNone
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Nora Springs Care Center

Nora Springs Care Center
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 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

August 25, 2016 - 7 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.

October 1, 2015 - 18 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Nora Springs 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 15min
2hr 15min
ReportedExpected
CNA
35min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
35min
60min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 25min
3hr 50min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 10min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

97.1%
97.7%
97.7%
97.7%
97.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
97.4%
100.0%
95.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
-
50.0%
57.1%
-
40.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
10.8%
8.8%
10.8%
13.9%
21.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
16.3%
16.9%
9.1%
14.6%
18.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
25.6%
27.0%
23.7%
25.0%
15.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
8.3%
21.2%
11.1%
14.3%
16.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
8.4%
2.2%
0.0%
8.5%
7.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
7.7%
10.5%
2.6%
8.3%
6.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
4.0%
0.0%
0.0%
-
4.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
2.6%
2.8%
0.0%
2.9%
5.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
0.0%
2.6%
0.0%
0.0%
5.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
5.0%
5.3%
5.1%
10.8%
3.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
3.7%
3.1%
0.0%
3.1%
3.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

91.7%
84.6%
88.5%
92.0%
85.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
81.8%
76.9%
76.9%
76.9%
80.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
-
-
-
-
75.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
13.6%
9.5%
-
31.8%
17.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
-
0.0%
0.0%
-
1.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016IA
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened