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Dubuque Specialty Care in Dubuque, IA

Dubuque Specialty Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Dubuque, Iowa (Dubuque county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Dubuque 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 98 beds and 66 residents (which would leave 32 beds available). Dubuque 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.


Dubuque 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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Question Mark Icon Business Hours
Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 5/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Dubuque Specialty Care Profile Overview
Nursing Home:
Dubuque Specialty Care
Business Name:
Care Initiatives
CMS ID:
165228
Street Address:
2935 KAUFMANN AVENUE
City:
Dubuque
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
52001
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: 2935 Kaufmann Avenue in Dubuque Iowa 52001.
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They can be reached by phone at (563) 556-0673.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Dubuque Specialty Care is approximately 22.4 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 Dubuque Specialty Care to Medicare is $453.12 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $391.21 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 Dubuque 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 Dubuque Specialty Care is approximately 78 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 45 men and 63 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
19%
Alzheimer's
44%
Asthma
10%
Cancer
14%
CHF
43%
COPD
22%
Depression
42%
Diabetes
44%
Hyperlipidemia
75%
IHD
35%
Osteoporosis
21%
RA or OA
32%
Schizophrenia
16%
Stroke
12%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Dubuque Specialty Care began on May 01, 1994.


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

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0808121
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WISCONSIN PHYSICIANS SERVICE
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 98
Multi-Facility Name: Care Initiatives, INC.

General Information Icon Staff Size

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

Registered Nurse
30 minutes
LPN / LVN
30.6 minutes
CNA
131.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.02 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 11.28 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 Dubuque Specialty Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Administration
2.39
CNAs
27.07
Dietitians
0.2
Food Service
8.72
Housekeeping
5.84
LPN / LVN
8.43
Medication Tech
1.54
Nurse Admin
3.44
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
0.67
OT Assistant
1.49
Other Staff
2.63
Physical Therapist
1.6
PT Assistant
1.83
Qualified Activities
1.38
RNs
3.02
Social Worker
1.01
Speech Pathology
0.63
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

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: 5 stars 5 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Dubuque:
Mercy Medical Center-dubuque


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

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Dubuque Specialty Care in DUBUQUE, Iowa has 98 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 66 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 67.35% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Dubuque 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:
    5 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:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 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 3.6 for Dubuque 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 Dubuque Specialty Care
Number of Residents:
DUBUQUE SPECIALTY CARE 66 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
DUBUQUE SPECIALTY CARE 98 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
DUBUQUE SPECIALTY CARE 3.6 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
DUBUQUE SPECIALTY CARE 5 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Dubuque Specialty Care
OrganizationRole
Care Initiatives5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wells Fargo Bank National Association5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Dubuque Specialty Care
Mercy Medical Center-dubuque
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-8000
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The Finley Hospital
350 North Grandview Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 582-1881
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