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Northgate Care Center in Waukon, IA

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

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They have 50 beds and a daily average of 37.6 residents (which would leave,on average, 12 beds available). Northgate Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer neither family nor residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Northgate 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 also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior care, nursing care, and rehab questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Northgate Care Center
Business Name:
Abcm Corporation
CMS ID:
165338
Street Address:
960 4TH STREET NW
City:
Waukon
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
52172
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Neither Family Nor Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 960 4th Street Nw in Waukon Iowa 52172.
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They can be reached by phone at (563) 568-3493.




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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Northgate Care Center to Medicare is $664.00 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $718) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $333.00 per day. Some accept this as payment in full. Coinsurance and other forms of Medicare and insurance can often help cover most, if not all, of the rest. 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 Northgate Care 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 Northgate Care Center is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 12 men and 20 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
34%
Alzheimer's
50%
Asthma
16%
Cancer
3%
CHF
56%
COPD
22%
Depression
53%
Diabetes
34%
Hyperlipidemia
63%
IHD
41%
Osteoporosis
16%
RA or OA
53%
Schizophrenia
3%
Stroke
16%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Northgate Care Center began on Aug 01, 1997.


Services Provided by Northgate 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 Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0804864
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS (IOWA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 50
Multi-Facility Name: ABCM Corporation

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

Registered Nurse
28.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
38.4 minutes
CNA
106.8 minutes

Weekend Staffing

Total RN Weekend Hours:
0.3894 hours
Total Weekend Nursing:
2.42522 hours

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 0.36 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 Northgate Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.74
Administration
4.58
CNAs
20.26
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
7.04
Housekeeping
4.58
LPN / LVN
5.47
Medication Tech
1.35
Nurse Admin
1.19
Nursing Director
1.26
Other Staff
1.13
Qualified Activities
0.89
RNs
5.79
Social Services
1.14
General Information Icon COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Residents who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
97.4%
Staff who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
98.3%
Residents up-to-date on Covid-19 Boosters
71.1%
Staff up-to-date on Covid-19 boosters
25.9%
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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: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 5 stars 5 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 2 stars 2 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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Northgate Care Center in WAUKON, Iowa has 50 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 37.6 residents compared to the IA average of 49.91 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 75.2% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 72.31% and a national average of 81.38%.


Northgate 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:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 2.82 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.57 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.68 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. Long Term Stay Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.37 and a National average of 3.33.
  6. Short Term Stay Rating:
    2 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 3.29 for Northgate Care Center versus the IA average of 2.83 and a national average of 3.20.

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Contact Info Icon CMS Quality Reporting This section offers a snapshot of key quality measures for skilled nursing facilities, highlighting care effectiveness, readmission rates, and resident well-being to help you make informed decisions about nursing care.

Rate of functional assessment and goal setting in treatment plans.

Value: 100.0%


Unadjusted rate of potentially preventable readmissions.

Value: 4.55


Risk-standardized rate of preventable readmissions.

Value: 9.55


Observed rate of discharge to community.

Value: 35.90%


Risk-standardized rate of discharge to community.

Value: 41.18%


Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary (MSPB) score for SNF residents.

Value: 0.92


Rate of medication review and follow-up for residents.

Value: 100.0%


Rate of SNF residents experiencing falls with major injury.

Value: 2.0%


Observed change in self-care score.

Value: 6.0


Observed change in mobility score.

Value: 13.3


Rate of residents at or above expected self-care ability at discharge.

Value: 37.5%


Rate of residents at or above expected mobility level at discharge.

Value: 31.3%


Rate of new or worsened pressure ulcers/injuries.

Value: 6.0%


Observed rate of healthcare-associated infections leading to hospitalization.

Value: 6.45%


Rate of COVID-19 vaccination among SNF healthcare personnel.

Value: 92.6%


Rate of flu vaccination among healthcare personnel.

Value: 45.2%


Contact Info Icon Resident details and Quality of Care

Measure Description: Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission

Resident Type: Short Stay

Observed Value: 0.00 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 0.00 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Measure Description: Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit

Resident Type: Short Stay

Observed Value: 0.00 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 0.00 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Measure Description: Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days

Resident Type: Long Stay

Observed Value: 1.28 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 1.28 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Measure Description: Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days

Resident Type: Long Stay

Observed Value: 1.15 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 2.27 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Northgate Care Center
OrganizationRole
Abcm Corporation5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Allbee, Richard5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Allbee, ToddDirector
Meyer-allbee, KathyDirector
Mayner, AlexaOfficer
Roberts, TimothyOfficer
Wikan, Lou AnnManaging Employee
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