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Fountain West Health Center in West Des Moines, IA

Fountain West Health Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in West Des Moines, Iowa (Polk county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Fountain West Health Center includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 120 beds and 82 residents (which would leave 38 beds available). Fountain West Health Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Fountain West Health Center 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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Nursing Home:
Fountain West Health Center
Business Name:
Fountain Health Centers Inc
CMS ID:
165350
Street Address:
1501 OFFICE PARK ROAD
City:
West Des Moines
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
50265
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
Yes

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They are located at the following address: 1501 Office Park Road in West Des Moines Iowa 50265.
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They can be reached by phone at (515) 223-1223.
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 Fountain West Health Center is approximately 22.2 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 Fountain West Health Center to Medicare is $640.99 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $420.04 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 Fountain West Health Center 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 Fountain West Health Center is approximately 82 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 29 men and 65 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Fountain West Health Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
26%
Alzheimer's
45%
Asthma
23%
Cancer
16%
CHF
45%
COPD
32%
Depression
49%
Diabetes
36%
Hyperlipidemia
74%
IHD
49%
Osteoporosis
20%
RA or OA
53%
Schizophrenia
10%
Stroke
23%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Fountain West Health Center began on Jul 22, 1997.


Services Provided by Fountain West Health 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 Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0801274
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS (IOWA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 21

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Fountain West Health Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
24.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
43.2 minutes
CNA
172.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.13 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.2 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 Fountain West Health Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.14
Administration
6.16
CNAs
34.29
Dentists
0.07
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
14.38
Housekeeping
10.61
LPN / LVN
13.59
Medical Director
0.06
Medication Tech
6.63
Nurse Admin
2.47
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.69
Pharmacist
0.16
Physical Therapist
2.54
Physician Ext.
0.11
Podiatrist
0.06
Qualified Activities
0.54
RNs
3.44
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
1.29
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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: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 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 West Des Moines:
Edgewater, A Wesleylife Community


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

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Fountain West Health Center in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa has 120 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 82 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 68.33% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Fountain West Health Center'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:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 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 2.6 for Fountain West Health Center versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
FOUNTAIN WEST HEALTH CENTER 82 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
FOUNTAIN WEST HEALTH CENTER 120 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
FOUNTAIN WEST HEALTH CENTER 2.6 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
FOUNTAIN WEST HEALTH CENTER 2 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Fountain West Health Center
OrganizationRole
Colby Properties Inc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Colby Properties Inc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Colby Properties Inc5% Or Greater Security Interest
Colby Properties Inc5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
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