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Ridgewood Specialty Care in Ottumwa, IA


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Ridgewood Specialty Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Ottumwa, Iowa ( Wapello county )

Pricing, Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, their Phone Number, Activities, and Comparisons can be viewed below. Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews for Ridgewood Specialty Care are also available.

They have 70 beds and 62 residents (which would leave 8 beds available). Ridgewood 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 of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.



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They are located at the following address: 1977 Albia Road in Ottumwa Iowa 52501.
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They can be reached by phone at (641) 683-3111.

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Nursing Home:
Ridgewood Specialty Care
Business Name:
Care Initiatives
CMS ID:
165223
Street Address:
1977 ALBIA ROAD
City:
OTTUMWA
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
52501
Phone #:
(641) 683-3111
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No
Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours

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The average age at Ridgewood Specialty Care is approximately 76 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 27 men and 29 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
30%
Alzheimer's
48%
Asthma
20%
Cancer
20%
CHF
57%
COPD
38%
Depression
50%
Diabetes
55%
Hyperlipidemia
66%
IHD
59%
Osteoporosis
11%
RA or OA
38%
Schizophrenia
14%
Stroke
16%

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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: 2 stars 2 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 Ottumwa:
Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa


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

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Ridgewood Specialty Care began on Jul 01, 1994.


Services Provided by Ridgewood 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 Qualified Activities
X-rays


Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0808287
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (IOWA/SOUTH DAKOTA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 70
Multi-Facility Name: Care Initiatives, Inc.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Ridgewood Specialty Care is approximately 26.9 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 Ridgewood Specialty Care to Medicare is $490.62 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $339.02 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.

If your stay meets Medicare's requirements they pay 100% for the first 20 days, there is then a copay of $167.50 for days 21-100, and after 100 days (of a single stay) the patient is responsible for all nursing home related costs.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique (Supplemental Insurance Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Ridgewood 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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Ridgewood Specialty Care provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
34.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
15.6 minutes
CNA
87 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.84 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.52 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 Ridgewood Specialty Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Administration
1.14
CNAs
8.77
Dentists
0.04
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
6.86
Housekeeping
5.14
LPN / LVN
1.63
Medical Director
0.09
Mental Health
0.04
Nurse Admin
2.29
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.43
OT Assistant
3.43
Pharmacist
0.11
Physical Therapist
0.43
Physician
0.17
Physician Ext.
0.17
Podiatrist
0.04
PT Assistant
2.86
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
2.76
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.43
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Ridgewood Specialty Care in OTTUMWA, Iowa has 70 beds compared to a Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 62 residents compared to a IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 88.57% occupancy rate compared to a Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Ridgewood Specialty Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to a IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to a IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to a IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to a IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to a IA average of 3.96 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.8 for Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood Specialty Care
Number of Residents:
RIDGEWOOD SPECIALTY CARE 62 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
RIDGEWOOD SPECIALTY CARE 70 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
RIDGEWOOD SPECIALTY CARE 2.8 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
RIDGEWOOD SPECIALTY CARE 2 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04

Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Ridgewood Specialty Care
OrganizationRole
Care Initiatives5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wells Fargo Bank National Association5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Ridgewood Specialty Care
Ottumwa Regional Health Center
1001 E Pennsylvania
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-2300
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