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Avoca Specialty Care in Avoca, IA

Avoca Specialty Care is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Avoca, Iowa (Pottawattamie county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Avoca Specialty Care includes: Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 46 beds and 43 residents (which would leave 3 beds available). Avoca Specialty Care participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Avoca Specialty Care received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
24 Hours
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Nursing Home:
Avoca Specialty Care
Business Name:
Care Initiatives
CMS ID:
165294
Street Address:
610 EAST YORK STREET
City:
Avoca
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
51521
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 610 East York Street in Avoca Iowa 51521.
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They can be reached by phone at (712) 343-6398.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Avoca Specialty Care is approximately 24.1 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

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The average age at Avoca Specialty Care is approximately 84 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 18 men and 23 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Avoca Specialty Care with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
27%
Alzheimer's
44%
Asthma
15%
Cancer
10%
CHF
56%
COPD
41%
Depression
32%
Diabetes
49%
Hyperlipidemia
61%
IHD
59%
Osteoporosis
10%
RA or OA
59%
Schizophrenia
17%
Stroke
15%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Avoca Specialty Care began on Aug 01, 1996.


Services Provided by Avoca Specialty Care include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0808006
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WISCONSIN PHYSICIANS SERVICE
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 46
Multi-Facility Name: Care Initiatives

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Avoca Specialty Care provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
36.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
32.4 minutes
CNA
112.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.15 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.04 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Avoca Specialty Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.77
Administration
2.3
CNAs
15.5
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
6.11
Housekeeping
2.79
LPN / LVN
5.32
Medication Tech
1.57
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.11
Physical Therapist
0.36
PT Assistant
1.14
Qualified Activities
0.79
RNs
2.72
Social Worker
0.39
Speech Pathology
0.57
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


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

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Avoca Specialty Care in AVOCA, Iowa has 46 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 43 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 93.48% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Avoca Specialty Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to the IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.96 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for Avoca Specialty Care versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
AVOCA SPECIALTY CARE 43 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
AVOCA SPECIALTY CARE 46 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
AVOCA SPECIALTY CARE 3 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
AVOCA SPECIALTY CARE 2 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Avoca Specialty Care
OrganizationRole
Care Initiatives5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wells Fargo Bank National Association5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
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