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Cherokee Specialty Care in Cherokee, IA

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

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They have 62 beds and 45 residents (which would leave 17 beds available). Cherokee 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.


Cherokee Specialty Care received an overall rating from CMS of 5 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
24 Hours
Saturday
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Sunday
24 Hours
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Nursing Home:
Cherokee Specialty Care
Business Name:
Care Initiatives
CMS ID:
165330
Street Address:
1011 NORTH ROOSEVELT
City:
Cherokee
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
51012
CMS Rating:
5 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: 1011 North Roosevelt in Cherokee Iowa 51012.
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They can be reached by phone at (712) 225-5189.
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 Cherokee Specialty Care is approximately 30.9 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Cherokee Specialty Care to Medicare is $419.68 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $369.38 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Cherokee Specialty Care directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Cherokee Specialty Care is approximately 82 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 12 men and 19 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
19%
Alzheimer's
42%
Asthma
6%
Cancer
19%
CHF
35%
COPD
19%
Depression
39%
Diabetes
48%
Hyperlipidemia
45%
IHD
39%
Osteoporosis
16%
RA or OA
48%
Schizophrenia
13%
Stroke
16%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Cherokee Specialty Care began on Jun 23, 1997.


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

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0807990
Financial Year End: 01-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): CAHABA
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 62
Multi-Facility Name: Care Initiatives, Inc

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

Registered Nurse
28.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
41.4 minutes
CNA
114 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.17 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.66 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 Cherokee Specialty Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Administration
1.76
CNAs
16.53
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
4.71
Housekeeping
3.73
LPN / LVN
5.93
Medication Tech
0.91
Nurse Training
0.11
Nurse Admin
1.09
Nursing Director
0.57
Occ. Therapist
0.34
OT Assistant
0.41
Other Staff
0.79
Physical Therapist
0.19
PT Assistant
0.57
Qualified Activities
1.2
RNs
1.92
Speech Pathology
0.07
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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: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 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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Cherokee Specialty Care in CHEROKEE, Iowa has 62 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 45 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 72.58% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Cherokee Specialty Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 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 4.4 for Cherokee Specialty Care versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Cherokee Specialty Care
Number of Residents:
CHEROKEE SPECIALTY CARE 45 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
CHEROKEE SPECIALTY CARE 62 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
CHEROKEE SPECIALTY CARE 4.4 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
CHEROKEE SPECIALTY CARE 5 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Cherokee Specialty Care
OrganizationRole
Care Initiatives5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wells Fargo Bank National Association5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Cherokee Specialty Care
Cherokee Regional Medical Center
300 Sioux Valley Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012
(712) 225-5101
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