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Northcrest Specialty Care in Waterloo, IA

Northcrest Specialty Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Waterloo, Iowa (Black Hawk county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Northcrest 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 94 beds and 90 residents (which would leave 4 beds available). Northcrest 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.


Northcrest Specialty Care received an overall rating from CMS of 3 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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Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
24 Hours
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Nursing Home:
Northcrest Specialty Care
Business Name:
Care Initiatives
CMS ID:
165165
Street Address:
2001 HEATH STREET
City:
Waterloo
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
50703
CMS Rating:
3 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: 2001 Heath Street in Waterloo Iowa 50703.
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They can be reached by phone at (319) 234-4423.
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 Northcrest Specialty Care is approximately 20.4 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 Northcrest Specialty Care to Medicare is $631.70 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $365.76 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 Northcrest 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 Northcrest Specialty Care is approximately 79 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 60 men and 105 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
32%
Alzheimer's
35%
Asthma
29%
Cancer
19%
CHF
59%
COPD
45%
Depression
45%
Diabetes
49%
IHD
56%
Osteoporosis
25%
RA or OA
65%
Schizophrenia
13%
Stroke
22%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Northcrest Specialty Care began on Feb 01, 1992.


Services Provided by Northcrest Specialty Care 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: 0808261
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS (IOWA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 94
Multi-Facility Name: Care Initiatives

General Information Icon Staff Size

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

Registered Nurse
37.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
42 minutes
CNA
124.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.33 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.72 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 Northcrest Specialty Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.24
Administration
1.14
CNAs
33.24
Dentists
0.06
Dietitians
0.14
Food Service
9.41
Housekeeping
10.2
LPN / LVN
11.95
Medication Tech
2.47
Mental Health
0.09
Nurse Admin
3.83
Nursing Director
1.83
Occ. Therapist
1
OT Assistant
1.96
Other Staff
2.86
Physical Therapist
0.96
Physician
0.91
Physician Ext.
0.69
Podiatrist
0.09
PT Assistant
1.93
Qualified Activities
1.26
RNs
6.12
Social Services
0.24
Social Worker
2.97
Speech Pathology
0.96
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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: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 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: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Waterloo:
Harmony House Health Care Cent


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

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Northcrest Specialty Care in WATERLOO, Iowa has 94 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 90 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 95.74% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Northcrest Specialty Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 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:
    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:
    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 3.2 for Northcrest 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 Northcrest Specialty Care
Number of Residents:
NORTHCREST SPECIALTY CARE 90 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
NORTHCREST SPECIALTY CARE 94 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
NORTHCREST SPECIALTY CARE 3.2 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
NORTHCREST SPECIALTY CARE 3 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Northcrest Specialty Care
OrganizationRole
Care Initiatives5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wells Fargo Bank National Association5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
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