Buchanan County Health Center

1600 First Street East
Independence, IA 50644
Buchanan County
Phone: 319-334-6071
Provider Number: 16E050
Last Inspection: 10/08/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
39
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
35
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
4
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
90%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Government - County
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
YES

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
  • 3
  • 3
  • 12
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 3
  • 18
  • 4
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

10/8/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/30/2015
 

8/14/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/10/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/10/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/10/2014
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/10/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/10/2014
 

7/3/2013 Inspection

 
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/4/2013


 

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 35 38.67 55.24
Registered Nurses 0.54 0.92 0.78
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.89 0.65 0.60
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.66 2.73 2.35
Total Staff Hours 4.09 4.29 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 3 3 3
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 8 5 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 9 6 5
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 1 7 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 16 19 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 13 6 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 0 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 2 2 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 27 21 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 17 11 4
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 3 10 6
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 29 46 39
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 7 2 1
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 15 10 17
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 13 13