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Living Center West in Cedar Rapids, IA

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

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They have 100 beds and 76 residents (which would leave 24 beds available). Living Center West 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.


Living Center West 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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Nursing Home:
Living Center West
Business Name:
S.t.l. Care Company
CMS ID:
165278
Street Address:
1050 4TH AVENUE SE
City:
Cedar Rapids
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
52403
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: 1050 4th Avenue Se in Cedar Rapids Iowa 52403.
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They can be reached by phone at (319) 366-8714.
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 Living Center West is approximately 20.8 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 Living Center West to Medicare is $575.25 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $325.95 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 Living Center West 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 Living Center West is approximately 79 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 38 men and 63 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Living Center West with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
38%
Alzheimer's
44%
Asthma
29%
Cancer
14%
CHF
57%
COPD
42%
Depression
49%
Diabetes
49%
Hyperlipidemia
74%
IHD
53%
Osteoporosis
25%
RA or OA
61%
Schizophrenia
15%
Stroke
16%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Living Center West began on May 01, 1996.


Services Provided by Living Center West include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0807073
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WISCONSIN PHYSICIANS SERVICE
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 100
Multi-Facility Name: STL Care Company

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

Registered Nurse
39.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
47.4 minutes
CNA
127.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.46 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.58 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 Living Center West. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.56
CNAs
31.72
Dietitians
0.24
Food Service
9.68
Housekeeping
9.32
LPN / LVN
12.24
Medical Director
0.06
Nurse Admin
2.33
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.37
OT Assistant
1.23
Physical Therapist
0.31
Physician Ext.
1.14
PT Assistant
1.1
RNs
8.38
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.9
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


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Cedar Rapids:
Manorcare Health Services


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

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Living Center West in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa has 100 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 76 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 76% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Living Center West'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 Living Center West 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 Living Center West
Number of Residents:
LIVING CENTER WEST 76 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
LIVING CENTER WEST 100 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
LIVING CENTER WEST 4.4 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
LIVING CENTER WEST 5 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
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OrganizationRole
St Lukes Methodist Hospital5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Healthcare Of Iowa IncOperational/managerial Control
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Living Center West
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1026 A Ave Ne
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(319) 369-7211
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Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
701 10th Street Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 398-6011
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