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St Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer, IA

St Luke Lutheran Home is a medium-sized nursing home facility in SPENCER, Iowa ( Clay county ). They have 99 beds and house 97 residents. St Luke Lutheran Home participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

Additional information about St Luke Lutheran Home can be viewed by clicking one of the links above for directions and maps, inspection / survey results, and penalty enforcements. Quality of care, resident ratings and reviews, nursing home comparison scores, and other service information can be reviewed below. They can be visited or contacted at 1301 Saint Luke Drive, 51301 in Spencer Iowa and can be reached at (712) 262-5931.
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ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME

Rating: 3.0/5 (9 ratings submitted)

Basic Information
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Name: St Luke Lutheran Home
Nursing Home ID Number: 165484
Street: 1301 SAINT LUKE DRIVE
City: SPENCER
State: IA
Zip Code: 51301
Phone Number: (712) 262-5931
Sprinklers: Yes
Health Care Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: Non profit - Corporation
Is it inside a hospital?: No
Resident and/or Family Councils: Resident
Is it a Special Focus facility (more frequent inspections)?: No
Is it part of a Continuing Care Facility?: Yes
Staff Size

St Luke Lutheran Home provides an average of 0.76 registered nurse hours, 0.36 Licensed practical nurse / LVN hours, and 2.85 CNA hours per day per resident.
Licensed nursing hours average 1.12 hours per day per resident.

Additional Care Home Services
Medicare and Medicaid participation for St Luke Lutheran Home began on Jul 07, 2003.
Special care beds for patients with AIDS are available.
  • Activity services: on and off of site
  • Clinical lab work: on-site
  • Dental health: on and off of site
  • Dietary services: on-site
  • Housekeeping services: on-site
  • Mental health services: on and off of site
  • Nursing services: on-site
  • Occupational therapy: on and off of site
  • Additional activity services: on-site
  • Social service staff: on-site
  • Pharmacy services: on-site
  • Physicial extender services: off-site
  • Physical therapy: on and off of site
  • Physician services: off-site
  • Podiatrist services: on and off of site
  • Speech pathology: on-site
  • Therapeutic recreational specialists: off-site
  • Vocational services: on-site
  • X-ray services: on-site


The average length of stay at St Luke Lutheran Home is approximately 180 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).
We have calculated the average cost per day for St Luke Lutheran Home to be approximately $155 based off of data provided to CMS. Please note that this is only an estimate for reference and prices are subject to change. If you are interested in this facility you should contact them directly for exact pricing for you or your loved one's specific care needs.
Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

  • ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.
Ratings Comparison

St Luke Lutheran Home in SPENCER, Iowa has 99 beds compared to a Iowa average of 70.52 and a National average of 106.41. As of the last update they had 97 residents compared to a IA average of 56.22 and a National average of 88.66. This results in a 97.98% occupancy rate compared to a Iowa average of 79.72% and a national average of 81.98%.

ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating: 3 stars compared to a IA average of 3.28 and a National average of 3.04.
  2. Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars compared to a IA average of 2.80 and a National average of 2.81.
  3. Nurses Rating: 4 stars compared to a IA average of 3.35 and a National average of 3.00.
  4. Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars compared to a IA average of 3.40 and a National average of 3.16.
  5. RN Only Rating: 5 stars compared to a IA average of and a National average of 2.96.
Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.4 for ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME versus the IA average of 2.566 and a national average of 2.99.
Visual / Graphical Comparisons for ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME
Number of Residents:
ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME 97 vs. IA 56.22 vs. National 88.66

Number of Beds:
ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME 99 vs. IA 70.52 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME 3.4 vs. IA 2.566 vs. National 2.99
Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Overall Rating:
ST LUKE LUTHERAN HOME 3 vs. IA 3.28 vs. National 3.04
Hospitals near St Luke Lutheran Home
Spencer Municipal Hospital
1200 1st Avenue East
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 264-8300
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