Stratford Specialty Care

1200 Highway 175 East
Stratford, IA 50249
Hamilton County
Phone: 515-838-2795
Provider Number: 165270
Last Inspection: 07/30/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
66
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
52
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
14
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
79%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • IA
  • USA
  • 6
  • 6
  • 12
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 6
  • 25
  • 15
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

7/30/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/28/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/28/2015
 

5/22/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/20/2014
Failed To: Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
Failed To: Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2014
 

2/20/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Pattern : Potential 3 3/20/2013
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/20/2013
Failed To: Ensure 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/20/2013
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Widespread : Minimal 5 3/20/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

3/9/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Actual 4 4/7/2015
 

2/5/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 unknown
 

9/25/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 unknown

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg IA State Avg
Number of Residents 52 56.33 55.24
Registered Nurses 0.50 0.64 0.78
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.74 0.69 0.60
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.64 2.64 2.35
Total Staff Hours 3.87 3.96 3.73

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% IA State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 1 3 3
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 21 5
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 8 8 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 29 23 17
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4 8 8
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 1 1 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 1 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 36 22 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 1 4 4
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 29 12 6
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 15 18 39
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 4 1 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 13 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 10 8 13
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 5 15 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 1 1