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Karen Acres Care Center in Urbandale, IA

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

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They have 35 beds and 33 residents (which would leave 2 beds available). Karen Acres Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Karen Acres Care 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:
Karen Acres Care Center
Business Name:
Crystal Inc
CMS ID:
165460
Street Address:
3605 ELM DRIVE
City:
Urbandale
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
50322
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For 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: 3605 Elm Drive in Urbandale Iowa 50322.
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They can be reached by phone at (515) 276-4969.
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 Karen Acres Care Center is approximately 27.2 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

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The average age at Karen Acres Care Center is approximately 85 years old.



Percentage of patients at Karen Acres Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
27%
Alzheimer's
55%
Asthma
9%
Cancer
18%
CHF
36%
COPD
27%
Depression
27%
Diabetes
27%
Hyperlipidemia
64%
IHD
45%
Osteoporosis
18%
RA or OA
55%
Stroke
36%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Karen Acres Care Center began on Jun 01, 2002.


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

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0808824
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS (IOWA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 35
Multi-Facility Name: Crystal, Inc.

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

Registered Nurse
40.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
27 minutes
CNA
103.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.12 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.4 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 Karen Acres Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.03
Administration
1.24
CNAs
13.27
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
6.87
Housekeeping
1.85
LPN / LVN
1.53
Medical Director
0.01
Medication Tech
0.97
Nurse Admin
1.24
Nursing Director
1.24
Occ. Therapist
0.03
OT Assistant
0.07
Other Staff
1
Pharmacist
0.03
Physical Therapist
0.1
Physician
0.03
Physician Ext.
0.04
PT Assistant
0.11
Qualified Activities
1.07
RNs
3.96
Speech Pathology
0.09
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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.

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Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Urbandale:
Deerfield Retirement Community Inc


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

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Karen Acres Care Center in URBANDALE, Iowa has 35 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 33 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 94.29% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Karen Acres Care 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:
    2 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:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 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 Karen Acres Care Center versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
KAREN ACRES CARE CENTER 33 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
KAREN ACRES CARE CENTER 35 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
KAREN ACRES CARE CENTER 3 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
KAREN ACRES CARE CENTER 2 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Karen Acres Care Center
OrganizationRole
Crystal Inc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Crystal IncOperational/managerial Control
Great Western Bank5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
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