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Elkader Care Center in Elkader, IA

Elkader Care Center is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Elkader, Iowa (Clayton county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Elkader Care Center includes: Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 44 beds and a daily average of 35.5 residents (which would leave,on average, 8 beds available). Elkader Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Other ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Elkader Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.42 and a National average of 3.32. 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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Due to COVID-19, many nursing homes have new procedures and changing (if any) visiting hours in place. As such we have temporarily removed any visiting hours we provide to avoid confusion. We advise calling Elkader Care Center to see what their current protocols for visiting and placement appointments are.

Question Mark Icon Elkader Care Center COVID-19 Info

The first confirmed case of COVID-19 amongst residents for Elkader Care Center was Week 08 - Jul 12.
In total, which is not necessarily a number of currently infected patients, 8 resident cases and 15 staff cases of confirmed COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) according to reporting from CMS. In our most recent data (Week 29 - which ended on: Dec 6) they reported 0 new cases.


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Covid-19 Cases for: Week 29 - Dec 6
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
8
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
15

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 28 - Nov 29
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
8
New Weekly Staff Cases:
1
Overall Total Staff Cases:
15

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 27 - Nov 22
New Weekly Resident Cases:
1
Overall Total Resident Cases:
8
New Weekly Staff Cases:
2
Overall Total Staff Cases:
14

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 26 - Nov 15
New Weekly Resident Cases:
2
Overall Total Resident Cases:
7
New Weekly Staff Cases:
3
Overall Total Staff Cases:
12

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Nursing Home:
Elkader Care Center
Business Name:
Elkader Nursing Home Company Llc
CMS ID:
165391
Street Address:
116 REIMER STREET SW
City:
Elkader
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
52043
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Other
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 116 Reimer Street Sw in Elkader Iowa 52043.
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They can be reached by phone at (563) 245-1620.
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 Elkader Care Center is approximately 25.2 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

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The average age at Elkader Care Center is approximately 84 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 13 men and 11 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Elkader Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
29%
Alzheimer's
75%
Asthma
4%
Cancer
8%
CHF
46%
COPD
13%
Depression
29%
Diabetes
33%
Hyperlipidemia
42%
IHD
46%
Osteoporosis
21%
RA or OA
29%
Schizophrenia
8%
Stroke
13%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Elkader Care Center began on Apr 01, 1998.


Services Provided by Elkader Care Center 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: 1
Last Ownership Change: 04-10-2003
Medicaid ID: 0809210
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): CAHABA
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 44

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Elkader Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
38.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
16.2 minutes
CNA
123 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.91 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 1.02 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 Elkader Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Administration
2.16
CNAs
14.09
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
5.75
Housekeeping
2.78
LPN / LVN
2.87
Nurse Training
0.33
Nurse Admin
0.97
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
0.09
OT Assistant
0.3
Other Staff
1.65
Physical Therapist
0.17
Physician Ext.
0.03
Podiatrist
0.03
PT Assistant
0.3
Qualified Activities
1
RNs
3.6
Social Worker
0.06
Speech Pathology
0.06
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: 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

Long Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


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

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Elkader Care Center in ELKADER, Iowa has 44 beds compared to the Iowa average of 69.02 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 35.5 residents compared to the IA average of 49.91 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 80.68% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 72.31% and a national average of 81.38%.


Elkader Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.42 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 2.82 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.57 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.68 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.7 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.37 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 2.97 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4.57 for Elkader Care Center versus the IA average of 3.36 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Elkader Care Center
Number of Residents:
ELKADER CARE CENTER 35.5 vs. IA 49.91 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
ELKADER CARE CENTER 44 vs. IA 69.02 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ELKADER CARE CENTER 4.57 vs. IA 3.3614285714286 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
ELKADER CARE CENTER 5 vs. IA 3.42 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Elkader Care Center
OrganizationRole
The John R. And Zelda Z. Grubb Charitable Foundation5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Healthcare Of Iowa IncOperational/managerial Control
Chensvold, DavidOperational/managerial Control
Dunlap, KristinOperational/managerial Control
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Elkader Care Center
Central Community Hospital
901 Davidson Street Nw
Elkader, IA 52043
(563) 245-7000
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